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Presbyornis mongoliensis Kurochkin and Dyke 2010 (waterfowl)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Presbyornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 199947

Full reference: E. N. Kurochkin and G. J. Dyke. 2010. A large collection of Presbyornis (Aves, Anseriformes, Presbyornithidae) from the late Paleocene and early Eocene of Mongolia. Geological Journal 45:375-387

Belongs to Presbyornis according to E. N. Kurochkin and G. J. Dyke 2010

Sister taxa: Presbyornis isoni, Presbyornis pervetus, Presbyornis recurvirostrus

Type specimen: PIN 3104-607, a set of limb elements (distal end of left tarsometarsus). Its type locality is Tsagan Khushu Quarry 1, which is in a Bumbanian terrestrial gravel in the Naran Bulak Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: volant herbivore