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Family Phaethontidae Brandt 1831 (tropicbird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39656

Alternative spelling: Phaetontidae

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

Sister taxon: Prophaethontidae

Subtaxa: Heliadornis, Phaethon, Phaethusavis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore