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Megapaloelodus Miller 1944 (swimming flamingo)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Palaelodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39591

Full reference: A. H. Miller. 1944. An avifauna from the lower Miocene of South Dakota. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 27(4):85-100

Parent taxon: Palaelodidae according to P. Brodkorb 1961

Sister taxon: Palaelodus

Subtaxa: Megapaloelodus connectens, Megapaloelodus opsigonus

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Type: Megapaloelodus connectens

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore