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Ceramornis major Brodkorb 1963 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Cimolopterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 141073

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Birds from the Upper Cretaceous of Wyoming. Proceedings of the XIII International Ornithological Congress 55-70

Belongs to Ceramornis according to S. Hope 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 53959, a limb element (right coracoid). Its type locality is Lull 2 Quarry (UCMP V-5620), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore