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†subfamily Mesembriornithinae (terror bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181119

Synonyms: Hermosiornidae Rovereto 1914 (no. 181168), Hermosiorninae Rovereto 1914 (no. 181169), Prophororhacidae (no. 134479), Prophororhacinae (no. 181170)

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Mesembriornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore