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Pseudocrypturus cercanaxius Houde 1988 (bird)

Reptilia - Lithornithiformes - Lithornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 246698

Full reference: P. W. Houde. 1988. Paleognathous birds from the Early Tertiary of the Northern Hemisphere. Publications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club 22:1-148

Belongs to Pseudocrypturus according to P. W. Houde 1988

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 336103, a partial skeleton (Skull, mandible and 9 cervical vertebrae). Its type locality is Tynsky Quarry, which is in a Wasatchian lacustrine - large limestone in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore