PaleoDB taxon number: 229907
Full reference: H. Howard. 1955. Fossil birds from Manix Lake, California. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 264-J:199-205
Type specimen: LACM 2445, a set of limb elements (nearly complete right tibiotarsus and proximal tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is W19, Manix Lake (LACM 1093), which is in a Pleistocene lacustrine siliciclastic in California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore