PaleoDB taxon number: 289768
Full reference: K. E. Campbell. 1979. The non-passerine Pleistocene avifauna of the Talara Tar Seeps, northwestern Peru. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contribution 118:1-203
Type specimen: ROM 12917, a limb element (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Talara Tar Seeps, which is in a Pleistocene tar horizon in Peru.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore