†family Palaelodidae Stejneger 1885 (swimming flamingo)

Aves - Phoenicopteriformes - Palaelodidae

Alternative spelling: Paloelodidae

Parent taxon: Phoenicopteriformes according to T. H. Worthy et al. 2010

See also Brodkorb 1961, Howard 1955, Howard 1972, Mourer-Chauviré et al. 2004, Sangster 2005 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Adelalopus, Agnopterus, Phoenicopteridae, Telmabatidae

Subtaxa: Megapaloelodus Palaelodus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection), the Czech Republic (3), Germany (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), United States (5: California, Oregon, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of Egypt (2), France (1)

Total: 17 collections including 26 occurrences

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