Titanis Brodkorb 1963 (terror bird)

Aves - Cariamae - Phorusrhacidae

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. A Giant Flightless Bird from the Pleistocene of Florida. The Auk 80(2):111-115

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

See also Bertelli et al. 2007, Brodkorb 1963, Carroll 1988 and Gould and Quitmyer 2005

Sister taxa: Devincenzia, Phorusrhacos

Subtaxa: Titanis walleri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida, Texas)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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