Alternative combination: Pelagornis orri
Full reference: H. Howard. 1957. A gigantic "toothed" marine bird from the Miocene of California. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Department of Geology Bulletin 1:1-23
Sister taxon: Pseudodontornis tenuirostris
Type specimen: SBMNH 309, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Tepusquet Creek, which is in a Miocene marine shale/limestone in the Monterey Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Miocene of United States (6: California collections)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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