Klallamornis Mayr and Goedert 2016 (bird)

Aves - Suliformes - Plotopteridae

Full reference: G. Mayr and J. L. Goedert. 2016. New Late Eocene and Oligocene Remains of the Flightless, Penguin-Like Plotopterids (Aves, Plotopteridae) from Western Washington State, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(4):e1163573

Parent taxon: Tonsalinae according to G. Mayr and J. L. Goedert 2018

See also Mayr and Goedert 2016

Sister taxa: Copepteryx, Hokkaidornis, Olympidytes, Tonsala

Subtaxa: Klallamornis abyssa Klallamornis clarki

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Type: Klallamornis abyssa

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Oligocene of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Washington)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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