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Presbyornis Wetmore 1926 (waterfowl)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Presbyornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39622

Synonyms: Coltonia Hardy 1959 (no. 57579), Nautilornis Wetmore 1926 (no. 57578)

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1926. Fossil birds formt he Green River deposits of eastern Utah. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 16(3-4):391-402

Parent taxon: Presbyornithidae according to E. N. Kurochkin and G. J. Dyke 2010

Sister taxa: Headonornis, Telmabates, Teviornis, Wilaru, Zhylgaia

Subtaxa: Presbyornis isoni, Presbyornis mongoliensis, Presbyornis pervetus, Presbyornis recurvirostrus

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Ecology: volant herbivore