PaleoDB taxon number: 299196
Full reference: D. T. Ksepka. 2014. Flight performance of the largest volant bird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Type specimen: ChM PV4768, a partial skeleton (cranium and right mandibular ramus, partial furcula, right scapula, right humerus lacking distal end, proximal and distal ends of the right radius, frag- ments ). Its type locality is Charleston International Airport, which is in a Chattian coastal horizon in the Chandler Bridge Formation of South Carolina.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore