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Fulica infelix Brodkorb 1961 (rail)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290218

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1961. Birds from the Pliocene of Juntera, Oregon. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 24(3):169-184

Belongs to Fulica according to P. Brodkorb 1961

Sister taxa: Fulica americana, Fulica atra, Fulica cristata, Fulica newtonii, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

Type specimen: UOMNH F-5758, a limb element (distal end of left tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Black Butte (UO 2341), which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Juntura Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore