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Macrodontopteryx oweni Harrison and Walker 1976 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134764

Full reference: J. O. Harrison and C. A. Walker. 1976. A review of the bony-toothed birds (Odontopterygiformes): With descriptions of some new species. Tertiary Research Special Paper 2:1-62

Belongs to Macrodontopteryx according to G. Mayr and T. Smith 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH A 1, a skull (skull). Its type locality is London Clay, Isle of Sheppey, which is in a Ypresian marine claystone in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore