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Phororhacos longissimus Ameghino 1887 (terror bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53570

Alternative combination: Phorusrhacos longissimus

Synonyms: Callornis giganteus Ameghino 1894 (no. 53595), Darwinornis copei Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53572), Darwinornis socialis Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53579), Darwinornis zitteli Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53578), Eucallornis giganteus Ameghino 1901 (no. 181148), Liornis floweri Ameghino 1894 (no. 53593), Mesembriornis quatrefagesi Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53577), Mesembriornis quatrefragesi Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 146058), Mesembriornis studeri Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53575), Owenornis affinis Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53580), Owenornis lydekkeri Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53573), Phororhacos platygnathus Ameghino 1891 (no. 181147), Phororhacos sehuensis Ameghino 1891 (no. 53576), Stereornis gaudryi Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53571), Stereornis rollieri Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (no. 53569), Titanornis mirabilis Mercerat 1893 (no. 53574)

Belongs to Phororhacos according to F. Ameghino 1889

Sister taxon: Phororhacos deautieri

Subtaxa: Phororhacos longissimus mendocinus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore