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Patagornis marshi

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Phorusrhacidae

Taxonomy
Patagornis marshi was named by Moreno and Mercerat (1891). Its type specimen is Museo de La Plata, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Cruz Formation, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

It was synonymized subjectively with Phororhacos inflatus by Ameghino (1894).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Phororhacos inflatus Ameghino
1891Palaeociconia cristata Moreno and Mercerat p. 19 figs. Plate XIX, fig. 12, 14; Plate XX, Fig. 9
1891Patagornis marshi Moreno and Mercerat p. 23 figs. Plate XIV, Fig 2-11; Plate XV, Fig. 1-3
1891Palaeociconia cristata Moreno and Mercerat p. 36
1891Patagornis marshi Moreno and Mercerat p. 58
1933Phororhacos inflatus Lambrecht p. 503
1933Morenomerceraria cristata Lambrecht p. 512
2003Patagornis marshi Alvarenga and Holfing p. 77
2005Patagornis marshi Gould and Quitmyer p. 205 figs. Table 2
2007Patagornis marshi Bertelli et al. p. 415 figs. Table 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
suborderCariamaeFürbringer 1888
familyPhorusrhacidae()
subfamilyPatagornithinaeMercerat 1897
genusPatagornis
speciesmarshi

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available