Classification of Wetmore 1960

Cl. Aves Linnaeus 1758 [bird]
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Subcl. †Archaeornithes Gadow 1893
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Fm. †Archaeopterygidae Huxley 1871
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G. †Archaeopteryx Meyer 1861
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G. †Archaeornis Petronievics 1917
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Archaeornis siemensii Dames 1897
Subcl. Neornithes Gadow 1893
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Superor. †Ichthyornithes Marsh 1873
Superor. Neognathae Pycraft 1900
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Fm. †Aepyornithidae Bonaparte 1853 [elephant bird]
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G. †Aepyornis Geoffroy 1850
Or. Anseriformes Wagler 1831 [waterfowl]
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Subor. Anseres Linnaeus 1758
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Fm. †Paranyrocidae Miller and Compton 1939
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G. †Paranyroca Miller and Compton 1939
Or. Apodiformes Peters 1940 [swift]
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Subor. †Apodi
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Fm. †Aegialornithidae Lydekker 1891
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G. †Aegialornis Lydekker 1891
Or. Apterygiformes [kiwi]
Or. Caprimulgiformes Ridgway 1881 [nightjar]
Or. Casuariiformes [cassowary]
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Fm. †Dromornithidae Fürbringer 1888
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G. †Dromornis Owen 1872
Or. Charadriiformes Huxley 1867 [shorebird]
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Subor. Alcae
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Fm. Alcidae Leach 1820 [auk]
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Subfm. †Mancallinae Miller 1946
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G. †Mancalla Lucas 1901
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Mancalla diegense Miller 1937
Subor. Charadrii
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Superfm. Charadrioidea
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Fm. †Presbyornithidae Wetmore 1926
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G. †Presbyornis Wetmore 1926
Fm. †Rhegminornithidae Wetmore 1943
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G. †Rhegminornis Wetmore 1943
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Rhegminornis calobates Wetmore 1943
Or. Ciconiiformes Bonaparte 1854
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Subor. Phoenicopteri Furbringer
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Fm. †Agnopteridae Lambrecht 1933
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G. †Agnopterus Milne-Edwards 1868
Fm. †Palaelodidae Stejneger 1885 [swimming flamingo]
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G. †Megapaloelodus Miller 1944
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G. †Palaelodus Milne-Edwards 1863
G. †Telmabates Howard 1955
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Telmabates antiquus Howard 1955
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G. †Parascaniornis Lambrecht 1933
G. †Scaniornis Dames 1890
Or. Columbiformes Latham 1790 [dove]
Or. Coraciiformes Forbes 1884
Or. Cuculiformes Wagler 1830 [cuckoo]
Or. †Diatrymiformes Matthew and Granger 1917
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Fm. †Diatrymidae Shufeldt 1913
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G. †Diatryma Cope 1876
Fm. †Gastornithidae Furbringer 1888
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G. †Gastornis Hébert 1855
G. †Remiornis Lemoine 1881
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G. †Anomalopteryx Reichenbach 1853
G. †Emeus Riechenbach 1852
Fm. †Dinornithidae Bonaparte 1853
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G. †Dinornis Owen 1843
Or. Falconiformes Sharpe 1874 [raptor]
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Subor. Cathartae
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Superfm. †Neocathartoidea Wetmore 1950
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Fm. †Neocathartidae Wetmore 1950
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G. †Neocathartes Wetmore 1944
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Neocathartes grallator Wetmore 1944
Superfm. Cathartoidea Lafresnaye 1839
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Fm. †Teratornithidae Miller 1909 [teratorn]
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G. †Cathartornis Miller 1910
G. †Teratornis Miller 1909 [teratorn]
Or. Galliformes Temminck 1820 [fowl]
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Subor. Galli
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Superfm. Cracoidea
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Fm. †Gallinuloididae Lucas 1900
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G. †Gallinuloides Eastman 1900
Or. Gruiformes Bonaparte 1854
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Subor. Cariamae Fürbringer 1888
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Superfm. Cariamoidea
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Fm. †Bathornithidae Wetmore 1933
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G. †Bathornis Wetmore 1927
Fm. †Hermosiornithidae Kraglievich 1932
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G. †Hermosiornis Rovereto, 1914
Superfm. †Phororhacoidea Patterson 1941
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Fm. †Brontornithidae Moreno and Mercerat 1891
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G. †Brontornis Moreno and Mercerat 1891
G. †Liornis Ameghino 1894
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G. †Cunampaia Rusconi 1946
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Cunampaia simplex Rusconi 1946
Fm. †Opisthodactylidae Ameghino 1895
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G. †Opisthodactylus Ameghino 1891
Fm. †Phororhacidae Ameghino 1889 [terror bird]
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G. †Phororhacos Ameghino 1887
Fm. †Psilopteridae Dolgopol de Saez 1927
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G. †Psilopterus Moreno and Mercerat 1891
Subor. Grues Bonaparte 1854
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Superfm. Gruoidea Stejneger 1885
Superfm. Ralloidea Rafinesque 1815
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Fm. †Orthocnemidae Lambrecht 1921
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G. †Elaphrocnemus Milne-Edwards 1891
G. †Orthocnemus Milne-Edwards 1891
Or. Passeriformes Linnaeus 1758 [perching bird]
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Subor. Passeres Linnaeus 1758
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Fm. †Palaeoscinidae Howard 1957
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G. †Palaeoscinis Howard 1957
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Fm. †Palaeospizidae Wetmore 1925
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G. †Palaeospiza Allen 1878
Or. Pelecaniformes Sharpe 1891
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Subor. †Cladornithes Wetmore 1960
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Fm. †Cladornithidae Ameghino
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G. †Cladornis Ameghino 1895
G. †Cruschedula Ameghino 1899
Subor. †Odontopteryges Lambrecht 1933
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Fm. †Odontopterygidae Lydekker 1891
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G. †Odontopteryx Owen 1873
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Fm. †Pseudodontornithidae Lambrecht 1933
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G. †Osteodontornis Howard 1957
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Osteodontornis orri Howard 1957
G. †Pseudodontornis Lambrecht 1930
Subor. †Pelecani
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Superfm. Pelecanoidea Rafinesque 1815
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Fm. †Cyphornithidae Wemore 1928
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G. †Cyphornis Cope 1895
G. †Palaeochenoides Shufeldt 1916
Superfm. †Suloidea
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Fm. †Elopterygidae Lambrecht 1933
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G. †Actiornis Lydekker 1891
G. †Elopteryx Andrews 1913
G. †Eostega Lambrecht 1929
Fm. †Pelagornithidae Fürbringer 1888
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G. †Pelagornis Lartet 1857
Or. Piciformes Meyer and Wolf 1810
Or. Procellariiformes Fürbringer 1888
Or. Psittaciformes Wagler 1830 [parrot]
Or. Strigiformes Wagler 1830 [owl]
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Fm. †Protostrigidae Wetmore 1933
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G. †Protostrix Wetmore 1933
Or. Struthioniformes Latham 1790
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Fm. †Eleutherornithidae Wetmore 1951
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G. †Eleutherornis Schaub 1940
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Eleutherornis helveticus Schaub 1940
Or. Trogoniformes Wetmore and Miller 1926 [trogon]
Superor. †Odontognathae Wetmore 1930
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Or. †Hesperornithiformes Fürbringer 1888
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Fm. †Baptornithidae American Ornithologists' Union 1910
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G. †Baptornis Marsh 1877
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G. †Enaliornis Seeley 1876
Fm. †Hesperornithidae Marsh 1872
Or. †Ichthyornithiformes Marsh 1873
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Fm. †Apatornithidae Fürbringer 1888
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G. †Apatornis Marsh 1873
Fm. †Ichthyornithidae Marsh 1873
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G. †Ichthyornis Marsh 1872
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Ichthyornis dispar Marsh 1872
G. †Caenagnathus Sternberg 1940
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Caenagnathus collinsi Sternberg 1940
G. †Andrewsornis Patterson 1941
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Andrewsornis abbotti Patterson 1941
Superfm. Gruioidea Stejneger 1885
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Fm. †Eogruidae Wetmore 1934
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G. †Eogrus Wetmore 1934
Fm. †Geranoididae Wetmore 1933
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G. †Geranoides Wetmore 1933