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Plotopterum Howard 1969 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Plotopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39683

Full reference: H. Howard. 1969. A new avian fossil from Kern County, California. The Condor 71(1):68-69

Parent taxon: Plotopteridae according to S. L. Olson and Y. Hasegawa 1996

Sister taxa: Phocavis, Stemec, Tonsalinae

Subtaxa: Plotopterum joaquinensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore