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Patagopterygiformes


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patagopterygiformes
Updated: 2016-09-08T01:24Z
Patagopterygiformes
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 85–70 Ma
Patagopteryx skeleton.jpg
Skeleton restoration of Patagopteryx deferrariisi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Clade:Dinosauria
Order:Saurischia
Suborder:Theropoda
Clade:Euornithes
Clade:Patagopterygiformes
Alvarenga & Bonaparte, 1992
Subgroups

Patagopterygiformes is a group of large Mesozoic ground birds from South America. It contains at most two species: Patagopteryx deferrariisi, and Alamitornis minutus.[1]

References

  1. ^ Federico L. Agnolin and Agustín G. Martinelli (2009). "Fossil birds from the Late Cretaceous Los Alamitos Formation, Río Negro Province, Argentina". Vertebrata PalAsiatica. 47 (4): 399–310. doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2008.09.003. 
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