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Andrewsornis

Reptilia - Theropoda - Phorusrhacidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Andrewsornis Patterson
1981Andrewsornis Mourer-Chauviré p. 643
1988Andrewsornis Carroll
2003Andrewsornis Alvarenga and Holfing p. 78
2005Andrewsornis Gould and Quitmyer p. 205
2007Andrewsornis Bertelli et al. p. 415 figs. Table 2
2023Andrewsornis Tambussi et al. p. 276

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
RankNameAuthor
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
orderTheropoda
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
Coelurosauria()
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Telmatorae
superorderCharadriimorphaeHuxley 1867
orderGruiformesBonaparte 1854
suborderCariamaeFürbringer 1888
familyPhorusrhacidae()
genusAndrewsornisPatterson 1941

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Andrewsornis Patterson 1941
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Andrewsornis abbotti Patterson 1941
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 19:06:43
Modified: 2009-01-03 21:06:43
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Witmer and Rose 1991, Marsh 1875

Age range: Deseadan or 29.00000 to 21.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Santa Cruz) A. abbotti (176269)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Chubut) A. abotti (14211)
Deseadan29.0 - 21.0Argentina (Mendoza) A. sp. (176466)