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Soroavisaurus australis Chiappe 1993 (bird)

Reptilia - Enantiornithes - Avisauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100991

Full reference: L. M. Chiappe. 1993. Enantiornithine (Aves) tarsometatarsi from the Cretaceous Lecho Formation of northwestern Argentina. American Museum Novitates 3083:1-27

Belongs to Soroavisaurus according to L. M. Chiappe 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 4690, a set of limb elements (left tarsometatarsus, metatarsal I with proximal and distal phalanges of digit I,and four intermediate phalanges). Its type locality is Estancia "El Brete" (PVL), which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Lecho Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore