Laornis edvardsianus Marsh 1870

Aves - Charadriiformes - Graculavidae

Alternative combination: Laornis edwardsianus

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

Belongs to Laornis according to S. L. Olson and D. C. Parris 1987

See also Brodkorb 1978, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1870, Marsh 1880 and Shufeldt 1915

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YPM 820, a limb element (tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Pemberton Marl Company pit (Hornerstown), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine marl in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.

Distribution: found only at Pemberton Marl Company pit (Hornerstown)

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