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Telmatornis Marsh 1870 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 36649

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1870. Notice of some fossil birds, from the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations of the United States. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 2 49(145):205-217

Parent taxon: Charadriiformes according to S. Hope 2002

Sister taxa: Alcae, Anous, Charadrii, Charadrius, Dakotornithidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Gygis, Hydrophasianus, Lari, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Rhinoptilus, Rynchops, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Telmatornithidae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: Telmatornis priscus

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Type: Telmatornis priscus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore