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Gargantuavis Buffetaut and Le Loeuff 1998 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithothoraces

PaleoDB taxon number: 65145

Full reference: E. Buffetaut and J. Le Loeuff. 1998. A new giant ground bird from the Upper Cretaceous of southern France. Journal of the Geological Society, London 155:1-4

Parent taxon: Ornithuromorpha according to E. Buffetaut and D. Angst 2013

Sister taxa: Alamitornis, Ambiortus, Apsaravis, Archaeorhynchus, Changmaornis, Chaoyangia, Gallus, Gansus, Hollanda, Hongshanornithidae, Iteravis, Jianchangornis, Jiuquanornis, Juehuaornis, Liaoningornis, Ornithurae, Parahesperornis, Patagopteryx, Piscivoravis, Samrukia, Schizooura, Songlingornithidae, Vorona, Yumenornis, Zhongjianornis

Subtaxa: Gargantuavis philoinos

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Type: Gargantuavis philoinos

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore