Palaeotringa Marsh 1870 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Graculavidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1870. Notice of some fossil birds, from the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations of the United States. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 2 49(145):205-217

Parent taxon: Graculavidae according to S. L. Olson and D. C. Parris 1987

See also Cracraft 1972, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1870, Sepkoski 2002 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Kievornis, Laornis

Subtaxa: Palaeotringa littoralis Palaeotringa vagans

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Type: Palaeotringa littoralis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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