Egretta subfluvia Becker 1985 (egret)

Aves - Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae

Full reference: J. J. Becker. 1985. Fossil herons (Aves: Ardeidae) of the late Miocene and early Pliocene of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 5(1):24-31

Belongs to Egretta according to J. J. Becker 1985

Sister taxa: Egretta caerulea, Egretta garzetta, Egretta sacra, Egretta thula, Egretta tricolor

Type specimen: UF 19001, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Withlacoochee River Site 4A, which is in a Hemphillian pond claystone in Florida.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Withlacoochee River Site 4A

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