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Yacoraitichnus Alonso and Marquillas 1986 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53259

Full reference: R. N. Alonso and R. A. Marquillas. 1986. Nueva localidad con huellas de dinosaurios y primer hallazgo de huellas de aves en la Formacion Yacoraite (Maastrichtiano) del norte Argentino [A new locality with dinosaur eggs and the first discovery of avian footprints in the Yacoraite Formation (Maastrichtian) of northern Argentina]. IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Biostratigrafia, Actas 2:33-41

Parent taxon: Neornithes according to E. Jaillard et al. 1993

Sister taxa: Aequornithes, Alectromorphae, Cariamiformes, Cathartiformes, Colymbomorphae, Coraciomorphae, Eurypygiformes, Galbuliformes, Leptosomiformes, Lonchodytes pterygius, Mesitornithiformes, Neognathae, Odontognathae, Odontolcae, Otidiformes, Palaeognathae, Pelargomorphae, Phoenicopteriformes, Picocoraciae, Pterocliformes

Subtaxa: Yacoraitichnus avis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore