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Lutetodontopteryx Mayr and Zvonok 2012 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 242256

Full reference: G. Mayr and E. Zvonok. 2012. A new genus and species of Pelagornithidae with well-preserved pseudodentition and further avian remains from the middle Eocene of the Ukraine. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(4):914-925

Parent taxon: Pelagornithidae according to M. Cenizo et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Caspiodontornis, Cyphornis, Gigantornis, Macrodontopteryx, Pelagornis, Pseudodontornis longidentata, Osteodontornis

Subtaxa: Lutetodontopteryx tethyensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore