†subfamily Phorusrhacinae Ameghino 1899 (terror bird)

Aves - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

Parent taxon: Phorusrhacidae according to S. Bertelli et al. 2007

See also Alvarenga and Holfing 2003 and Gould and Quitmyer 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Devincenzia Phorusrhacos Titanis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida, Texas)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Brazil (1)

• Deseadan of Uruguay (1)

Total: 11 collections including 19 occurrences

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