Full reference: D. T. Rasmussen, S. L. Olson, and E. L. Simons. 1987. Fossil Birds from the Oligocene Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Province, Egypt. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 62:1-20
Sister taxon: Nupharanassa tolutaria
Type specimen: DPC 3848, a limb element (distal end of right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Quarry M (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Quarry M (Jebel Qatrani Formation)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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