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Mesembriornis Moreno 1889 (terror bird)

Reptilia - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53559

Synonyms: Hermosiornis Rovereto, 1914 (no. 181171), Palaeociconia Moreno 1889 (no. 53557), Prociconia Ameghino 1889 (no. 369883), Prophororhacos (no. 181120)

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Hermosiornis australis, Mesembriornis incertus, Mesembriornis milneedwardsi, Palaeociconia lydekkeri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore