Neophrontops slaughteri Feduccia 1974 (hawk)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

Full reference: A. Feduccia. 1974. Another Old World vulture from the New World. The Wilson Bulletin 86(3):251

Belongs to Neophrontops according to A. Feduccia 1974

Sister taxa: Neophrontops americanus, Neophrontops vallecitoensis, Neophrontops vetustus

Type specimen: UMMP V52265, a limb element (distal end of left tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Hagerman (USGS 20765), which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Idaho.

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Blancan of United States (1: Idaho)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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