Superfamily Threskiornithoidea Lambrecht 1933 (bird)

Aves - Ciconiiformes

Alternative spelling: Threskiornithides

Full reference: K. Lambrecht. 1933. Handbuch der Palaeornithologie. 1-1024

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

See also Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Ciconioidea, Pelagodornithoidea

Subtaxa: Plataleidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (3 collections), United States (13: Hawaii)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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