Devincenzia

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Devincenzia
Temporal range: Late Miocene - Early Pliocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cariamiformes
Family: Phorusrhacidae
Genus: Devincenzia
Kraglievich, 1932
Species: D. pozzi
Binomial name
Devincenzia pozzi
Kraglievich, 1932
Synonyms
  • Onactornis pozzi

Devincenzia pozzi is an extinct giant flightless predatory bird in the family Phorusrhacidae or "terror birds" that lived from 7 until 5 million years ago in Argentina and Uruguay during the late Miocene and early Pliocene. D. pozzi was formerly known as Onactornis pozzi. It stood about 2.5 metres tall.

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