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Gymnogyps kofordi Emslie 1988 (condor)

Reptilia - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 289981

Full reference: S. D. Emslie. 1988. The fossil history and phylogenetic relationships of condors (Ciconiiformes: Vulturidae) in the New World. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8(2):212-228

Belongs to Gymnogyps according to S. D. Emslie 1988

Sister taxa: Gymnogyps californianus, Gymnogyps howardae

Type specimen: UF 63512, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Leisey Shell Pit 1A, which is in an Irvingtonian estuary/bay sandstone/siltstone in the Bermont Formation of Florida.

Ecology: volant carnivore