Superfamily Ralloidea Rafinesque 1815 (bird)

Aves - Gruiformes

Parent taxon: Grues according to A. Wetmore 1960

See also Mayr et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Ergilornithidae, Gruoidea, Parvigruidae, Psophioidea, Rupelrallus

Subtaxa: Orthocnemidae Songziidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), China (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (2)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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