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Propelargus olseni Brodkorb 1963 (stork)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290678

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Miocene birds from the Hawthorne Formation. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26(2):159-167

Belongs to Propelargus according to P. Brodkorb 1963

Sister taxa: Propelargus cayluxensis, Propelargus edwardsi

Type specimen: UF/PB 8504, a limb element (distal end of left tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company, which is in a Hemingfordian estuary/bay sandstone in the Torreya Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore