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Itaboravis elaphrocnemoides Mayr et al. 2011 (bird)

Reptilia - Gruiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 207706

Full reference: G. Mayr, H. Alvarenga, and J. Clarke. 2011. An Elaphrocnemus−like landbird and other avian remains from the late Paleocene of Brazil. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56(4):679-684

Belongs to Itaboravis according to G. Mayr et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MN 4114−V, a limb element (Left coracoid). Its type locality is São José de Itaborai, which is in a Paleocene/Eocene fissure fill marl in Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore