Palaeastur atavus Wetmore 1943 (hawk)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1943. Two more fossil hawks from the Miocene of Nebraska. Condor 45(6):229-231

Belongs to Palaeastur according to A. Wetmore 1943

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: H. C. 693, a limb element (distal end of right metatarsus). Its type locality is Stenomylus Quarry, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution: found only at Stenomylus Quarry

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