Caspiodontornis Aslanova and Burchak-Abramowich 1982 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae

Full reference: S. M. Aslanova and N. I. Burchak-Abramowich. 1982. The first and unique find of the fossil of Perekishkul toothed bird in the territory of USSR and in the Asiatic continent. Sakartvelos SSR Mecnierebata Akademils Macne. Biologiis Seria 8(6):406-412

Parent taxon: Pelagornithidae according to S. L. Olson 1985

See also Aslanova and Burchak-Abramowich 1982 and Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Cyphornis, Gigantornis, Lutetodontopteryx, Macrodontopteryx, Pelagornis, Pseudodontornis longidentata, Osteodontornis

Subtaxa: Caspiodontornis kobystanicus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Perekishkyul (Oligocene of Azerbaijan)

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