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Phoenicopterus floridanus Brodkorb 1953 (flamingo)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Phoenicopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83487

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1953. A Pliocene flamingo from Florida. Natural History Miscellanea (124)1-4

Belongs to Phoenicopterus according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Phoenicopterus copei, Phoenicopterus croizeti, Phoenicopterus minutus, Phoenicopterus novaehollandiae, Phoenicopterus roseus, Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoenicopterus stocki

Type specimen: UF/PB 147, a limb element (right distal tibiotarsus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore