Telmatornis Marsh 1870 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes

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: Charadriiformes according to S. Hope 2002

See also Brodkorb 1967, Carroll 1988, Cracraft 1972, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Olson and Parris 1987, Sepkoski 2002 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Cimolopterygidae, Dakotornithidae, Glareolidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornithidae, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: Telmatornis priscus

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Type: Telmatornis priscus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: New Jersey)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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