Pandion homalopteron Warter 1976 (osprey)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Pandionidae

Full reference: S. L. Warter. 1976. A new osprey from the Miocene of California (Falconiformes: Pandionidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 27:133-139

Belongs to Pandion according to S. L. Warter 1976

Sister taxa: Pandion haliaetus, Pandion lovensis

Type specimen: LACM 42815, a set of limb elements (left and right humeri). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sharktooth Hill Bonebed

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