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Grus marshi Shufeldt 1915 (crane)

Reptilia - Gruiformes - Gruidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335120

Alternative combination: Protogrus marshi

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

Belongs to Grus according to A. Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Grus americana, Grus grus, Grus haydeni, Grus japonensis, Grus latipes, Grus melitensis, Grus minor, Grus monacha, Grus nannodes, Grus nigricollis, Grus primigenia, Grus turfa

Type specimen: YPM 888, a limb element. Its type locality is Henry's Fork, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore