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Superorder Gaviomorphae Livezey and Zusi 2007 (bird)

Reptilia - Natatores

PaleoDB taxon number: 98890

Full reference: B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi. 2007. Higher-order phylogeny of modern birds (Theropoda, Aves: Neornithes) based on comparative anatomy. II. Analysis and discussion. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 149(1):1-95

Parent taxon: Pygopodotubinares according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxon: Procellariimorphae

Subtaxa: Gaviiformes, Podicipediformes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore