Vegavis Clarke et al. 2005 (waterfowl)

Aves - Anseriformes - Vegaviidae

Full reference: J. A. Clarke, C. P. Tambussi, J. I. Noriega, G. M. Erickson, and R. A. Ketcham. 2005. Definitive fossil evidence for the extant avian radiation in the Cretaceous. Nature 433(20):305-308

Parent taxon: Vegaviidae according to F. L. AgnolĂ­n et al. 2017

See also Clarke et al. 2005 and Wang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Australornis, Maaqwi, Neogaeornis, Polarornis

Subtaxa: Vegavis iaai

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Type: Vegavis iaai

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution: found only at VEG9303, Cape Lamb (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

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