PaleoDB taxon number: 134847
Full reference: K. J. Bickart. 1981. A new thick-knee, Burhinus, from the Miocene of Nebraska, with comments on the habitat requirements of the Burhinidae (Aves: Charadriiformes). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 1(3/4):273-277
Type specimen: F:AM 10215, a limb element (right humerus). Its type locality is Thomson Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Sheep Creek Formation of Nebraska.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore