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Paleopsilopterus Alvarenga 1985 (bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Psilopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181131

Full reference: H. Alvarenga. 1985. Um novo Psilopteridae (Aves: Gruiformes) dos sedimentos Terciários de Itaboraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Congresso Brasileiro de Paleontologia 8:17-20

Parent taxon: Psilopterinae according to H. M. F. Alvarenga and E. Holfing 2003

Sister taxa: Procariama, Psilopterus

Subtaxa: Paleopsilopterus itaboraiensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore