Grus latipes Wetmore 1960 (crane)

Aves - Gruiformes - Gruidae

Alternative combination: Baeopteryx latipes

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1960. Pleistocene birds in Bermuda. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 140(2):1-11

Belongs to Grus according to S. L. Olson and D. B. Wingate 2000

See also Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Grus americana, Grus grus, Grus haydeni, Grus marshi, Grus melitensis, Grus minor, Grus nannodes, Grus primigenia, Grus turfa

Type specimen: USNM 22505, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at H. Bernard Wilkinson Quarry (Quaternary of Bermuda)

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