, Volume 148, Issue 1, pp 25-28
Date: 30 Aug 2006

The fossil family Ameghinornithidae (Mourer-Chauviré 1981): a short synopsis

Abstract

A short synopsis of the taxa included in Ameghinornithidae is presented. The rather poor fossil record suggests that these birds were (nearly?) flightless, similar to small phorusrhacids.

Communicated by F. Bairlein.