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Ornimegalonyx oteroi

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Strigidae

Taxonomy
Ornimegalonyx oteroi was named by Arredondo (1958) [Brodkorb selected the tarsometatarsus as lectotype from Arredondo's type series]. It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Ornimegalonyx.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Ornimegalonyx oteroi Arredondo
1961Ornimegalonyx oteroi Brodkorb

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Dendrornithes
RaptoresBaird 1858
superorderFalconimorphae
orderStrigiformesWagler 1830
familyStrigidaeVigors 1825
genusOrnimegalonyxArredondo 1958
speciesoteroiArredondo 1958

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantf
Diet: carnivoref
Diet 2: insectivoref
Vision: well-developedo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Brooding: yeso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 16:55:38
Modified: 2009-01-03 18:55:38
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Kurochkin and Dyke 2011, Marsh 1875, Thiollay 1994

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Cuba (Sierra de Sumidero) Ornimegalonyx oteroi (13264)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Cuba (Mayabeque) Ornimegalonyx oteroi (153777)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Cuba (Artemisa) Ornimegalonyx oteroi (195083)