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Pasquiaornis Tokaryk et al. 1997 (bird)

Reptilia - Hesperornithiformes - Baptornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67791

Full reference: T. T. Tokaryk, S. L. Cumbaa, and J. E. Storer. 1997. Early Late Cretaceous birds from Saskatchewan, Canada: the oldest diverse avifauna known from North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17(1):172-176

Parent taxon: Hesperornithiformes according to A. Bell and L. M. Chiappe 2016

Sister taxa: Baptornithidae, Brodavidae, Chupkaornis, Enaliornis, Enaliornithidae, Fumicollis, Hesperornithidae, Potamornis

Subtaxa: Pasquiaornis hardiei, Pasquiaornis tankei

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Type: Pasquiaornis hardiei

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore