ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Potamornis Elzanowski et al. 2001 (bird)

Reptilia - Hesperornithiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 134352

Full reference: A. Elzanowski, G. S. Paul, and T. A. Stidham. 2001. An avian quadrate from the Late Cretaceous Lance Formation of Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(4):712-719

Parent taxon: Hesperornithiformes according to A. Elzanowski et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Baptornithidae, Brodavidae, Chupkaornis, Enaliornithidae, Fumicollis, Hesperornithidae

Subtaxa: Potamornis skutchi

View classification

Type: Potamornis skutchi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore