Full reference: A. Louchart, Y. Haile-Selassie, P. Vignaud, A. Likius, and M. Brunet. 2008. Fossil birds from the Late Miocene of Chad and Ethiopia and zooge- ographical implications. Oryctos 7:147-167
Sister taxon: Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Type specimen: TM 266-03-261, a limb element (distal left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Toros-Menalla (TM 266), which is in a Messinian lacustrine sandstone in Chad.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Toros-Menalla (TM 266)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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