Ichthyornis Marsh 1872 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Synonyms: Angelinornis Kashin 1972, Colonosaurus Marsh 1872, Plegadornis Wetmore 1962

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of a new and remarkable fossil bird. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 4(19-24):344

Parent taxon: Ornithurae according to M. Wang and D. Liu 2015

See also Bakker 1986, Brodkorb 1971, Carroll 1988, Cau and Arduini 2008, Chatterjee 1991, Chiappe 2002, Chiappe and Calvo 1994, Clarke 2004, Gauthier 1986, Gingerich 1972, Hay 1902, Kurochkin et al. 2013, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1872, Marsh 1872, Marsh 1873, Marsh 1873, Marsh 1873, Marsh 1875, Marsh 1880, Martin and Stewart 1977, Naish et al. 2012, Norell and Clarke 2001, O'Connor et al. 2014, O'Connor and Zelenkov 2013, Olson 1975, Padian 2004, Parris and Echols 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Tokaryk et al. 1997, Walker 1967, Wang et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2014, Wetmore 1960, Wetmore 1962, Zhou et al. 2013 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Apatornis, Archaeovolans, Carinatae, Cerebavis, Changzuiornis, Chaoyangiformes, Chaoyangornithiformes, Dromaeognathae, Gobipterygiformes, Guildavis, Hesperornithiformes, Iaceornis, Kuszholia, Liaoningornithiformes, Limenavis, Lithornis, Neornithes, Odontoholcae, Odontoholomorphae, Qinornis, Tingmiatornis, Yanornithiformes, Yixianornithiformes

Subtaxa: Ichthyornis dispar Ichthyornis minusculus

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Type: Ichthyornis dispar

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (1), United States (9: Alabama, California, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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