Teratornis woodburnensis Campbell & Stenger, 2002:3



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Oregon, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Campbell, K. E., Jnr. and Stenger, A. T. (2002). A New Teratorn (Aves: Teratornithidae) from the Upper Pleistocene of Oregon, USA. In: Zhou, Z. & Zhang, F. (eds): Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Beijing, 1-4 June 2000, pp. 1-11.


Other references:

Cenizo, Marcos et al. (2021). First Pleistocene South American Teratornithidae (Aves): new insights into the late evolutionary history of teratorns. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 41(2): e1927064.

Miranda, Melissa. (2023). Estimating historic ranges of extinct scavenging birds in North America during the Late Pleistocene: using co-occurrence data from the fossil record. MSc essay, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

Suárez, William and Emslie, Steven D. (2023). On the correct publication date for the extinct avian family Teratornithidae L. Miller. Zootaxa 5227(1): 143-146.


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