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Brontornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Brontornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53585

Synonym: Rostrornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891 (taxon 53584)

Full reference: F. P. Moreno and A. Mercerat. 1891. Catalogue des Oiseaux Fossiles de la Republique Argentine conserves au Musee de la Plata. Anales del Museo de la Plata 1:1-71

Parent taxon: Brontornithinae according to H. M. F. Alvarenga and E. Holfing 2003

Sister taxa: Ameghinia, Liornis, Lophiornis, Paraphysornis, Physornis

Subtaxa: Brontornis burmeisteri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore