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†family Presbyornithidae Wetmore 1926 (waterfowl)

Reptilia - Anseriformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39621

Alternative spelling: Presbyornithinae

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1926. Fossil birds formt he Green River deposits of eastern Utah. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 16(3-4):391-402

Parent taxon: Anseriformes according to C. P. Tambussi et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Anatalavis, Anatidae, Anhimae, Anseranatidae, Anseres, Conflicto, Eoneornis, Eutelornis, Palaeopapia, Petropluvialis, Romainvillia, Sthenelides, Vegaviidae

Subtaxa: Headonornis, Presbyornis, Telmabates, Teviornis, Wilaru, Zhylgaia

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Ecology: volant herbivore