†family Ichthyornithidae Marsh 1873 (bird)

Aves - Ichthyornithiformes - Ichthyornithidae

Alternative spelling: Ichthyornidae

Synonyms: Angelinornithidae Kashin 1972, Pelagodornithidae Wetmore 1962, Plegadornithidae Wetmore 1962

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1873. Notice of a new Species of Ichthyornis . American Journal of Science and Arts 5(1):74

Parent taxon: Ichthyornithiformes according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Carroll 1988, Elzanowski et al. 2001, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1873, Marsh 1873, Olson 1975, Parris and Echols 1992, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Tokaryk et al. 1997, Wetmore 1960 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxon: Apatornithidae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Ichthyornis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Ichthyornithidae in the database

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