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Clade Aequornithes Mayr 2011 (bird)

Reptilia - Ornithurae

PaleoDB taxon number: 206280

Full reference: G. Mayr. 2011. Metaves, Mirandornithes, Strisores and other novelties a critical review of the higher-level phylogeny of neornithine birds. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 49(1):58-76

Parent taxon: Neornithes according to G. Mayr 2011

Sister taxa: Alectromorphae, Cariamiformes, Cathartiformes, Colymbomorphae, Coraciomorphae, Eurypygiformes, Galbuliformes, Leptosomiformes, Lonchodytes pterygius, Mesitornithiformes, Neognathae, Odontognathae, Odontolcae, Otidiformes, Palaeognathae, Pelargomorphae, Phoenicopteriformes, Picocoraciae, Pterocliformes, Yacoraitichnus

Subtaxa: Lonchodytes

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore