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Psilopterus sp. nov. 'Uruguay'

Uruguayan terror bird

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Uruguay

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Alvarenga, Herculano et al. (2010). The youngest record of phorusrhacid birds (Aves, Phorusrhacidae) from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay. N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh. 256(2): 229-234.

Jones, Washington et al. (2017). The last terror birds (Aves, Phorusrhacidae): new evidence from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay. PalZ. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12542-017-0388-y [Abstract]

 

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