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Phaethusavis Bourdon et al. 2008 (tropicbird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Phaethontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65082

Full reference: E. Bourdon, M. Amaghzaz, and B. Bouya. 2008. A new seabird (Aves, cf. Phaethontidae) from the Lower Eocene phosphates of Morocco. GeoBios 41(4):455-459

Parent taxon: Phaethontidae according to E. Bourdon et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Heliadornis, Phaethon

Subtaxa: Phaethusavis pelagicus

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Type: Phaethusavis pelagicus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore