Yacoraitichnus avis Alonso and Marquillas 1986 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Full reference: R. N. Alonso and R. A. Marquillas. 1986. Nueva localidad con huellas de dinosaurios y primer hallazgo de huellas de aves en la Formacion Yacoraite (Maastrichtiano) del norte Argentino [A new locality with dinosaur eggs and the first discovery of avian footprints in the Yacoraite Formation (Maastrichtian) of northern Argentina]. IV Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Biostratigrafia, Actas 2:33-41

Belongs to Yacoraitichnus according to E. Jaillard et al. 1993

See also Alonso and Marquillas 1986 and Lockley 1992

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quebrada del Tapón tracksite, which is in a Maastrichtian paralic sandstone in the Yacoraite Formation of Argentina

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quebrada del Tapón tracksite

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