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Rhynchaeites messelensis Wittich 1898 (ibis)

Reptilia - Natatores - Threskiornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57667

Full reference: E. Wittich. 1898. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Messeler Braunkohle und ihrer Fauna. Abhandlungen der großherzoglich Hessischen geologischen Landesanstalt zu Darmstadt 3(3):79-147

Belongs to Rhynchaeites according to K. Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ME 1045, Frankfurt. Its type locality is Messel, which is in a MP 11 lacustrine shale in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology: volant carnivore