Gastornis russelli Martin 1992 (bird)

Aves - Gastornithiformes - Gastornithidae

Full reference: L. D. Martin. 1992. The status of the Late Paleocene birds Gastornis and Remiornis. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Sciences series) 36:97-108

Belongs to Gastornis according to L. D. Martin 1992

Sister taxa: Gastornis edwardsi, Gastornis minor, Gastornis parisiensis

Type specimen: MNHN R 3560, a set of limb elements (Left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Mont Berru, which is in a Thanetian fluvial conglomerate in the Cernay Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mont Berru

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