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†order Ichthyornithiformes Marsh 1873 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36622

Alternative spellings: Ichthyornithes, Ichthyornithes

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1873. On a new sub-class of fossil birds (Odontornithes). American Journal of Science and Arts 5(2):161-162

Parent taxon: Odontoholomorphae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apatornithidae, Ichthyornithidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore