†subfamily Patagornithinae Mercerat 1897 (terror bird)

Aves - Gruiformes - Phorusrhacidae

Synonyms: Palaeociconiidae, Palaeociconiinae , Tolmodinae Kraglievich, 1932

Parent taxon: Phorusrhacidae according to G. C. Gould and I. R. Quitmyer 2005

See also Alvarenga and Holfing 2003, Cracraft 1968 and Mourer-Chauviré 1981

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Patagornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of Argentina (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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