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Eoceornis Shufeldt 1915 (bird)

Reptilia

PaleoDB taxon number: 335117

Full reference: R. W. Shufeldt. 1915. Fossil birds in the Marsh Collection of Yale University. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 19:1-110

Parent taxon: Ardeidae according to K. Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Ardea, Ardeacites, Ardeagrandis, Ardeinae, Botaurinae, Botaurites, Botaurus, Butorides, Calcardea, Egretta, Gnotornis, Ixobrychus, Matuku, Nyctanassa, Nycticorax, Palaeophoyx, Syrigma, Zeltornis

Subtaxa: Eoceornis ardetta

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore