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Leptoptilos titan Wetmore 1940 (stork)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105608

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1940. Avian remains from the Pleistocene of central Java. Journal of Paleontology 14(5):447-450

Belongs to Leptoptilos according to H. J. M. Meijer and R. Awe Due 2010

Sister taxa: Leptoptilos dubius, Leptoptilos falconeri, Leptoptilos patagonicus, Leptoptilos pliocenicus, Leptoptilos robustus, Leptoptilos siwalicensis, Leptoptilus arvernensis

Type specimen: Mining and Geological Survey, Department of the Netherlands Indies 3313, a limb element (tarso-metatarsus). Its type locality is Watoealang 1, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial siliciclastic in Indonesia.

Ecology: volant carnivore