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Protoplotus beauforti Lambrecht 1931 (bird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Protoplotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 264918

Full reference: K. Lambrecht. 1931. Protoplotus beauforti n.g. n.sp., ein Schlangenhalsvogel aus dem Tertiär von W. Sumatra. Wetenschappelijke Mededeelingen Dienst van den Mijnbouw in Nederlandisch-Indie 17:15-24

Belongs to Protoplotus according to K. Lambrecht 1931

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Geological Museum Bandung, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Protoplotus beauforti type, which is in a Paleocene/Eocene lacustrine horizon in Indonesia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore