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Order Phoenicopteriformes Howard 1955 (flamingo)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 99560

Full reference: H. Howard. 1955. A new wading bird from the Eocene of Patagonia. American Museum Novitates 1710:1-25

Parent taxon: Neornithes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Aequornithes, Caenagnathiformes, Cariamiformes, Cathartiformes, Eurypygiformes, Galbuliformes, Leptosomiformes, Lonchodytes pterygius, Mesitornithiformes, Neognathae, Odontognathae, Otidiformes, Palaeognathae, Picocoraciae, Pterocliformes, Yacoraitichnus

Subtaxa: Adelalopus, Agnopterus, Palaelodidae, Phoenicopteridae, Telmabatidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore