PaleoDB taxon number: 356984
Full reference: D. T. Ksepka, T. A. Stidham, and T. E. Williamson. 2017. Early Paleocene landbird supports rapid phylogenetic and morphological diversification of crown birds after the K–Pg mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(30):8047-8052
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: NMMNH P-54128, a partial skeleton (cranial+fore and hind limb elements). Its type locality is NMMNH L-6898, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial siltstone in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore