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Zheroia kurochkini Nessov 1988 (bird)

Reptilia - Gruiformes - Laornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203075

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1988. Novye ptitsy Mela i Paleogena spedney Azii i Kazakhstana i usloviya na mestakh ikh obitaniya [New Cretaceous and Paleogene birds from Central Asia and Kazakhstan and their environments]. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 182:116-123

Belongs to Zheroia according to L. A. Nessov 1988

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PO 3469, a limb element (tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Dzheroi 2, which is in a Bartonian marine sandstone in Uzbekistan.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore