Phorusrhacidae

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A drawing of Phorusrhacos

Taxonavigation[edit]

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Cariamiformes
Familia: †Phorusrhacidae
Subfamiliae: †Brontornithinae - †Phorusrhacinae - †Patagornithinae - †Psilopterinae - †Mesembriornithinae

Overview of genera[edit]

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Name[edit]

Phorusrhacidae Ameghino, 1889

Synonyms[edit]

The family Phorusrhacidae have been described under a number of synonyms:

  • Phororhacosidae Ameghino, 1889
  • Pelecyornidae Ameghino, 1891
  • Brontornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
  • Darwinornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
  • Stereornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
  • Phororhacidae Lydekker, 1893 (unjustified emendation)
  • Patagornithidae Mercerat, 1897
  • Hermosiornidae Rovereto, 1914
  • Psilopteridae Dolgopol de Saez, 1927
  • Devincenziidae Kraglievich, 1932
  • Hermosiorniidae Kraglievich, 1932 (unjustified emendation)
  • Mesembriorniidae Kraglievich, 1932
  • Hermosiornithidae Wetmore, 1934 (unjustified emendation)

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