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Family Gaviidae Allen 1897 (loon)

Reptilia - Gaviiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39707

Parent taxon: Gaviiformes according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: Lonchodytidae, Neogaeornis

Subtaxa: Colymbiculus, Colymboides, Gavia, Gaviinae, Petralca, Polarornis

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Type: Gavia

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore