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Nyctanassa carcinocatactes Olson and Wingate 2006 (Bermuda night heron)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371934

Full reference: S. L. Olson and D. B. Wingate. 2006. A new species of night-heron (Ardeidae: Nyctanassa) from Quaternary deposits on Bermuda. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 119:326-337

Belongs to Nyctanassa according to S. L. Olson and D. B. Wingate 2006

Sister taxon: Nyctanassa violacea

Type specimen: USNM 326181, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Devil's Sinkhole, which is in a Holocene cave siliciclastic in Bermuda.