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Presbyornis recurvirostrus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Presbyornithidae

Taxonomy
Coltonia recurvirostra was named by Hardy (1959). Its type specimen is UKMNH No. 10105, a set of limb elements (fragments of left humerus, radius, ulna, and carpometacarpus), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Mouth of Ephraim Canyon, which is in an Eocene lacustrine limestone in the Colton Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Coltonia.

It was recombined as Presbyornis recurvirostrus by Ericson (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Coltonia recurvirostra Hardy p. 106
2000Presbyornis recurvirostrus Ericson p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
RankNameAuthor
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderAnseriformesWagler 1831
suborderAnseres
superfamilyAnatoideaLeach 1820
familyPresbyornithidae
genusPresbyornis
speciesrecurvirostrus()

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