Ichthyornis minusculus Nessov 1990 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1990. Melkiy ikhtiornis i drugie nakhodki kostey ptits v Bissektinskoy Svite (Verkhniy Mel) tsentral'nykh Kyzylkumov [A small ichthyornithiform and other bird remains from the Bissekty Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of the central Kyzyl-Kum Desert]. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 210:59-62

Belongs to Ichthyornis according to L. A. Nessov 1990

Sister taxon: Ichthyornis dispar

Type specimen: ZIN AN SSSR PO 3941, a set of vertebrae (posterior dorsal vertebrae). Its type locality is CBI-14, Dzharakuduk II, which is in a Turonian/Turonian fluvial sandstone/conglomerate in the Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at CBI-14, Dzharakuduk II

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