Titanis walleri 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

Belongs to Titanis according to S. Bertelli et al. 2007

See also Alvarenga and Holfing 2003, Brodkorb 1963, Emslie 1998 and Gould and Quitmyer 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UF 4109, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Santa Fe River 1 [Blancan], which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• 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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