Teratornis merriami Miller 1909 (Merriam's teratorn)

Aves - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

Full reference: L. H. Miller. 1909. Teratornis, a new avian genus from Rancho La Brea. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(2):305-317

Belongs to Teratornis according to S. L. Olson and H. M. F. Alvarenga 2002

See also Lambrecht 1933, Miller and DeMay 1942, Wetmore 1931, Wetmore 1940 and Wetmore 1956

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 12101, a partial skull

Ecology: volant carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (11: California, Florida, Utah collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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