Fluvioviridavis

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Fluvioviridavis
Temporal range: Early Eocene
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Holotype specimen
Fossil
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Fluvioviridavis

Mayr & Daniels, 2001[1]
Species:
F. platyrhamphus
Binomial name
Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus
Mayr & Daniels, 2001

Fluvioviridavis is an extinct genus of bird from the Early Eocene Green River Formation of Wyoming.[2] There is only one known species, F. platyrhamphus.

Second known specimen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mayr, G. & Daniels, M. 2001. "A new short-legged landbird from the early Eocene of Wyoming and contemporaneous European sites". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 46 (3): 393-402
  2. ^ Nesbitt, S. J.; Ksepka, D. T.; Clarke, J. A. (2011). Iwaniuk, Andrew, ed. "Podargiform Affinities of the Enigmatic Fluvioviridavis platyrhamphus and the Early Diversification of Strisores ("Caprimulgiformes" + Apodiformes)". PLoS ONE. 6 (11): e26350. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026350. PMC 3227577. PMID 22140427.