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†family Lithornithidae Houde 1988 (bird)

Reptilia - Lithornithiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 98813

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

Parent taxon: Lithornithiformes according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Calciavis, Fissuravis, Paracathartes, Pseudocrypturus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore