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Teratornis Miller 1909 (teratorn)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Teratornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39646

Full reference: L. H. Miller. 1909. Teratornis, a new avian genus from Rancho La Brea. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(2):305-317

Parent taxon: Teratornithidae according to A. Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Aiolornis, Argentavis, Cathartornis, Taubatornis

Subtaxa: Teratornis merriami

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore