†family Graculavidae F├╝rbringer 1888 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Graculavidae

Parent taxon: Charadriiformes according to S. L. Olson and D. C. Parris 1987

See also Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Cimolopterygidae, Dakotornithidae, Glareolidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Rynchops, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornis, Telmatornithidae, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: Kievornis Laornis Palaeotringa

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Type: Graculavus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Australia (1 collection), United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: New Jersey)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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