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Pelagornis Lartet 1857 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39666

Synonyms: Neodontornis Harrison and Walker 1976 (no. 171623), Palaeochenoides Shufeldt 1916 (no. 39665), Tympanonesiotes Hopson 1964 (no. 39667)

Parent taxon: Pelagornithidae according to M. Cenizo et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Caspiodontornis, Cyphornis, Gigantornis, Lutetodontopteryx, Macrodontopteryx, Pseudodontornis longidentata, Osteodontornis

Subtaxa: Pelagornis chilensis, Pelagornis longirostris, Pelagornis mauretanicus, Pelagornis miocaenus, Pelagornis sandersi, Pelagornis stirtoni, Tympanonesiotes wetmorei

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore