Ocyplonessa shotwelli Brodkorb 1961 (merganser)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Histrionicus shotwelli

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1961. Birds from the Pliocene of Juntera, Oregon. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 24(3):169-184

Belongs to Ocyplonessa according to P. Brodkorb 1961

See also Brodkorb 1964, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Zelenkov 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UOMNH F-10485 & F-11291, a limb element (distal end of left tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Black Butte (UO 2337), which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Juntura Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: volant herbivore


• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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