Teratornis Miller 1909 (teratorn)

Aves - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

Full reference: L. H. Miller. 1909. Teratornis, a new avian genus from Rancho La Brea. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(2):305-317

Parent taxon: Teratornithidae according to A. Wetmore 1960

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933 and Miller 1909

Sister taxa: Aiolornis, Argentavis, Cathartornis, Taubatornis

Subtaxa: Teratornis merriami

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Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (9: California, Florida, Utah collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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