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Mycteria Linnaeus 1758 (stork)

Reptilia - Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229491

Synonyms: Dissourodes Short 1966 (no. 289722), Tantalus Linnaeus 1758 (no. 368445)

Parent taxon: Ciconiidae according to S. R. May 2019

Sister taxa: Amphipelargus, Anastomus, Ciconia, Ciconiinae, Leptoptilini, Palaeoephippiorhynchus, Palaeopelargus, Pelargodes, Pelargopsis, Propelargus, Pseudotantalus, Xenorhynchopsis, Xenorhynchus

Subtaxa: Mycteria americana, Mycteria cinerea, Mycteria ibis, Mycteria leucocephala, Mycteria milleri, Mycteria wetmorei, Tantalus breselensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore