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†family Palaelodidae Stejneger 1885 (swimming flamingo)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 229905

Alternative spelling: Paloelodidae

Parent taxon: Phoenicopteriformes according to T. H. Worthy et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Adelalopus, Agnopterus, Phoenicopteridae, Telmabatidae

Subtaxa: Megapaloelodus, Palaelodus

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Type: Palaelodus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore