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Volgavis marina Nessov and Yarkov 1989 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 141040

Full reference: L. A. Nessov and A. A. Yarkov. 1989. Novye ptitsy Mela-Paleogena SSSR i nekotorye zamechaniya po istorii vozniknoveniya i evolyutsii klassa [New Cretaceous-Paleogene birds of the USSR and some remarks on the origin and evolution of the Class Aves]. Fauna i Ekologiya Ptits Evrazii [Faunistic and Ecological Studies of Eurasian Birds]. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademiya Nauk SSSR 197:78-97

Belongs to Volgavis according to S. Hope 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZISP-PO 3638, a mandible. Its type locality is Malaya Ivanovka, which is in a Paleocene marginal marine sandstone in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore