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Aiolornis incredibilis Howard, 1952

Incredible teratorn

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Teratornis incredibilis Howard, 1952

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Howard, Hildegarde. (1952). The prehistoric avifauna of Smith Creek Cave, Nevada, with a description of a new gigantic raptor. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 51(2): 50-54.

 

Other references:

Campbell, K. E, Scott, E. and Springer, K. B. (1999). A new genus for the Incredible Teratorn (Aves: Teratornithidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 89: 169-175.

Howard, Hildegarde. (1972). The Incredible Teratorn Again. Condor 74(3): 341-344.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21850/teratornis-incredibilis

 

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