Order Bucerotiformes (hornbill)

Aves - Bucerotiformes

Parent taxon: Neognathae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Alciformes, Anas benedeni, Anas creccoides, Eurolimnornithiformes, Galloanserae, Gracilitarsidae, Neoaves, Odontoanserae, Pelagornithidae, Perplexicervix, Vastanavis

Subtaxa: Bucerotidae Upupidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections), Papua New Guinea (2), Saint Helena (2), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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