Itardiornis

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Itardiornis
Temporal range: late Eocene - early Oligocene
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Itardiornis

Mourer-Chauviré, 1995
Species:
I. hessae
Binomial name
Itardiornis hessae
Mourer-Chauviré, 1995

Itardiornis is an extinct genus of the family Messelornithidae from late Eocene and early Oligocene. Only one species is described, Itardiornis hessae, from Quercy fissure fillings.

References[edit]

  • Mayr, G. Paleogene Fossil Birds. Springer, 2009. p. 93.