PaleoDB taxon number: 118795
Alternative combination: Laornis edwardsianus
Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1870. Notice of some fossil birds, from the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations of the United States. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 2 49(145):205-217
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: YPM 820, a limb element (tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Pemberton Marl Company pit (Hornerstown), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine marl in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore