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†family Messelasturidae Mayr 2005 (parrot)

Reptilia - Psittaciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 206144

Parent taxon: Psittaciformes according to G. Mayr 2011

Sister taxa: Cacatuidae, Halcyornithidae, Mopsitta, Namapsitta, Nestoridae, Panpsittaciformes, Platycercidae, Psittacidae, Psittaculidae, Strigopidae

Subtaxa: Messelastur, Tynskya

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Type: Messelastur

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore