Phoenicopterus floridanus Brodkorb 1953 (flamingo)

Aves - Phoenicopteriformes - Phoenicopteridae

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1953. A Pliocene flamingo from Florida. Natural History Miscellanea (124)1-4

Belongs to Phoenicopterus according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

See also Brodkorb 1955

Sister taxa: Phoenicopterus chilensis, Phoenicopterus copei, Phoenicopterus croizeti, Phoenicopterus minutus, Phoenicopterus novaehollandiae, Phoenicopterus roseus, Phoenicopterus ruber, Phoenicopterus stocki

Type specimen: UF/PB 147, a limb element (right distal tibiotarsus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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