Vastanavis Mayr et al. 2007 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Full reference: G. Mayr, R. S. Rana, A. Sahni and T. Smith. 2007. Oldest fossil avian remains from the Indian subcontinental plate. Current Science 92(9):1266-1269

Parent taxon: Neognathae according to G. Mayr et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Alciformes, Anas benedeni, Anas creccoides, Bucerotiformes, Eurolimnornithiformes, Galloanserae, Gracilitarsidae, Neoaves, Odontoanserae, Pelagornithidae, Perplexicervix

Subtaxa: Vastanavis eocaena

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Type: Vastanavis eocaena

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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