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Brontornis burmeisteri

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Phorusrhacidae

Taxonomy
Brontornis burmeisteri was named by Moreno and Mercerat (1891). Its type specimen is Museo de La Plata, a set of limb elements (femur, tibia, tarsometatarsus), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lago Argentino, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Argentina.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Brontornis burmeisteri Moreno and Mercerat p. 20 figs. Plate III, Fig. 1-4, Plate V, Fig. 2
1891Rostrornis floweri Moreno and Mercerat p. 20 figs. Plate IV, 1; Plate V Fig. 1, 3, 4, 5; Plate VI; Plate VII Fig. 1-3, Plate IX, Fig 1
1894Brontornis platyonyx Ameghino
1933Brontornis burmeisteri Lambrecht p. 511
1933Brontornis platyonyx Lambrecht p. 512
1933Rostrornis floweri Lambrecht p. 512
2003Brontornis burmeisteri Alvarenga and Holfing p. 65
2005Brontornis burmeisteri Gould and Quitmyer p. 205 figs. Table 2
2007Brontornis burmeisteri 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()
subfamilyBrontornithinae(Moreno and Mercerat 1891)
genusBrontornis
speciesburmeisteri

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