†family Telmatornithidae Cracraft 1972 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Telmatornithidae

Full reference: J. Cracraft. 1972. A new Cretaceous charadriiform family. The Auk 89(1):36-46

Parent taxon: Charadriiformes according to J. Cracraft 1972

Sister taxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Cimolopterygidae, Dakotornithidae, Glareolidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornis, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: none

Type: Telmatornis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Telmatornithidae in the database

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