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†family Cimolopterygidae Brodkorb 1963 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39572

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Birds from the Upper Cretaceous of Wyoming. Proceedings of the XIII International Ornithological Congress 55-70

Parent taxon: Charadriiformes according to J. Cracraft 1972

Sister taxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Dakotornithidae, Glareolidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Rynchops, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornis, Telmatornithidae, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: Ceramornis, Cimolopteryx, Lamarqueavis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore