Struthio chersonensis Brant 1873 (ostrich)

Aves - Struthioniformes - Struthionidae

Synonyms: Palaeostruthio sternatus Burčak-Abramovič 1953, Struthio novorossicus Alexejev 1916, Struthio orlovi Kurochkin and Lungu 1970, Struthiolithus adzalycensis Roščin 1962, Struthiolithus alexejevi Roščin 1962

Belongs to Struthio according to J. Mlikovsky 2002

See also Houde 1988 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Struthio anderssoni, Struthio asiaticus, Struthio barbarus, Struthio bradydactylus, Struthio camelus, Struthio coppensi, Struthio karatheodoris, Struthio linxiaensis, Struthio molybdophanes, Struthio mongolicus, Struthio wimani, Struthio (Pachystruthio) pannonicus, Struthiolithus chersonensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Pliocene of Greece (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Ukraine (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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