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Mycteria Linnaeus 1758 (stork)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229491

Synonyms: Dissourodes Short 1966 (no. 289722), Tantalus Linnaeus 1758 (no. 368445)

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

Sister taxa: Amphipelargus, Anastomus, Ciconia, Leptoptilini, Palaeoephippiorhynchus, Palaeopelargus, Pelargodes, Propelargus, Pseudotantalus, Xenorhynchopsis, Xenorhynchus

Subtaxa: Mycteria americana, Mycteria milleri, Mycteria wetmorei, Tantalus breselensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore