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Phocavis Goedert 1988 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Plotopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36636

Full reference: J. L. Goedert. 1988. A new late Eocene species of Plotopteridae (Aves: Pelecaniformes) from northwestern Oregon. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science 45(6):97-102

Parent taxon: Plotopteridae according to G. Kaiser et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Plotopterum, Stemec, Tonsalinae

Subtaxa: Phocavis maritimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore