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Ereunetes rayi Brodkorb 1963 (sandpiper)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290672

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Fossil birds from the Alachua Clay of Florida. Florida Geological Survey Special Publication 2(4):1-17

Belongs to Ereunetes according to P. Brodkorb 1963

Sister taxa: Calidris alba, Calidris alpina, Calidris binagadensis, Calidris canutus, Calidris falcinellus, Calidris ferruginea, Calidris fuscicollis, Calidris himantopus, Calidris mauri, Calidris melanotos, Calidris minuta, Calidris minutilla, Calidris pacis, Calidris pugnax, Calidris pusilla, Calidris temminckii, Erolia penepusilla, Micropalama chapmani, Micropalama hesternus

Type specimen: UF 3978, a set of postcrania (left coracoid). Its type locality is McGehee Farm, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore