Primapus

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Primapus
Temporal range: Early Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Genus: Primapus
Harrison and Walker, 1975
Species
  • P. lacki Harrison and Walker, 1975 (type)

Primapus is an extinct genus of apodiform bird from the Early Eocene of the United Kingdom. Its fossils were found in the London Clay, which was deposited around 50 million years ago. The type species is P. lacki.

Sources[edit]

  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (page 262)

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