PaleoDB taxon number: 170996
Full reference: S. L. Olson and A. Feduccia. 1980. Relationships and evolution of flamingos (Aves: Phoenicopteridae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 316:1-73
Sister taxon: Juncitarsus merkeli
Type specimen: USNM 244318, a limb element (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is low buttes, northeast of Twin Buttes, which is in an Eocene terrestrial siliciclastic/sandstone in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore