Argentavis magnificens Campbell and Tonni 1980 (teratorn)

Aves - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

Belongs to Argentavis according to K. C. Campbell and E. C. Tonni 1980

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 65-VIII-29-49, a partial skeleton (portion of skull, fragmentary humerus and other limb bones). Its type locality is Salinas Grandes de Hidalgo, which is in a Huayquerian fluvial siltstone in the Epecuén Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: volant carnivore


• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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