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Argentavis magnificens Campbell and Tonni 1980 (raptor)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Teratornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137174

Belongs to Argentavis according to K. C. Campbell and E. C. Tonni 1980

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 65-VIII-29-49, a partial skeleton (portion of skull, fragmentary humerus and other limb bones). Its type locality is Salinas Grandes de Hidalgo, which is in a Huayquerian fluvial siltstone in the Epecuén Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore