PaleoDB taxon number: 142801
Full reference: J. J. Becker. 1985. Fossil herons (Aves: Ardeidae) of the late Miocene and early Pliocene of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 5(1):24-31
Type specimen: UF 19001, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Withlacoochee River Site 4A, which is in a Hemphillian pond claystone in Florida.
Ecology: volant piscivore