Phorusrhacos Ameghino 1887 (terror bird)

Aves - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

Alternative spelling: Phororhacos

Synonyms: Callornis Ameghino 1894, Darwinornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891, Eucallornis Ameghino 1901, Owenornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891, Stephanornis Mercerat 1893, Stereornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891, Titanornis Mercerat 1893

Parent taxon: Phorusrhacinae according to H. M. F. Alvarenga and E. Holfing 2003

See also Ameghino 1889, Ameghino 1894, Bertelli et al. 2007, Carroll 1988, Cracraft 1968, Gould and Quitmyer 2005, Lambrecht 1933, Mercerat 1897, Moreno and Mercerat 1891 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Devincenzia, Titanis

Subtaxa: Phororhacos deautieri Phororhacos longissimus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections including 14 occurrences

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