Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus Mayr and Daniels 2001 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae - Fluvioviridavidae

Full reference: G. Mayr and M. Daniels. 2001. A new short-legged landbird from the early Eocene of Wyoming and contemporaneous European sites. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46(3):393-402

Belongs to Fluvioviridavis according to G. Mayr 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNK.PAL.2368a+b, a skeleton (nearly complete, slightly dissociated skeleton). Its type locality is Tynsky Quarry, which is in a Wasatchian lacustrine - large limestone in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Tynsky Quarry

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