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Pelecanus proavus De Vis 1892 (pelican)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 336472

Full reference: C. W. De Vis. 1892. Residue of the extinct birds of Queensland as yet detected. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 6:437-456

Belongs to Pelecanus according to C. W. De Vis 1905

Sister taxa: Pelecanus cadimurka, Pelecanus cautleyi, Pelecanus conspicillatus, Pelecanus crispus, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, Pelecanus fraasi, Pelecanus gracilis, Pelecanus grandiceps, Pelecanus halieus, Pelecanus intermedius, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus odessanus, Pelecanus rufescens, Pelecanus schreiberi, Pelecanus sivalensis, Pelecanus tirarensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore