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Paraphysornis brasiliensis Alvarenga 1982 (bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Brontornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181145

Alternative combination: Physornis brasiliensis

Full reference: H. M. F. Alvarenga. 1982. Uma gigantesca ave fóssil do Cenozóico Brasileiro: Physornis brasiliensis sp. n. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 54:697-712

Belongs to Paraphysornis according to G. C. Gould and I. R. Quitmyer 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DGM 1418-R, a partial skeleton

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore