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Order Pelecaniformes Sharpe 1891 (bird)

Reptilia - Natatores

PaleoDB taxon number: 36634

Alternative spelling: Pelicaniformes

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

Sister taxon: Balaenicipitiformes

Subtaxa: Ardeidae, Cladornithes, Fregatae, Odontopteryges, Odontopterygia, Pelecanidae, Phaethontes, Protoplotidae, Steganopodes, Threskiornithidae, Torotix

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore