Cyphornis Cope 1895 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1895. On Cyphornis, an extinct genus of birds. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 9:449-452

Parent taxon: Pelagornithidae according to M. Cenizo et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1895, Lambrecht 1933, Wemore 1928 and Wetmore 1960

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

Subtaxa: Cyphornis magnus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Carmanah Point (Oligocene of British Columbia)

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