Calciavis grandei Nesbitt and Clarke 2016 (bird)

Aves - Lithornithiformes - Lithornithidae

Full reference: S. J. Nesbitt and J. A. Clarke. 2016. The anatomy and taxonomy of the exquisitely preserved Green River Formation (Early Eocene) lithornithids (Aves) and the relationships of Lithornithidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 406:1-91

Belongs to Calciavis according to S. J. Nesbitt and J. A. Clarke 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 30578, a skeleton (Essentially complete skeleton with soft-tissue preservation including feathers, pedal scales, and claw sheaths). Its type locality is Warfield Springs, which is in a Wasatchian lacustrine deltaic limestone in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Warfield Springs

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