Sanshuiornis Wang et al. 2012 (bird)

Aves - Ciconiiformes

Full reference: M. Wang, G. Mayr, J. Zhang and Z. Zhou. 2012. New bird remains from the Middle Eocene of Guangdong, China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57(3):519-526

Parent taxon: Ciconiiformes according to M. Wang et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Ciconiae, Ciconiidae, Ciconiopsis, Eocathartes, Grallavis, Phoenicopteri, Scopi, Scopidae, Xenerodiopidae

Subtaxa: Sanshuiornis zhangi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sanshuiornis-type locality (Eocene of China)

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