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family

Phorusrhacidae Ameghino, 1889

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cariamiformes

Scientific synonyms

Brontornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
Darwinornithidae Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
Devincenziidae Kraglievich, 1932
Hermosiornidae Rovereto, 1914
Hermosiorniidae Kraglievich, 1932
Hermosiornithidae Wetmore, 1934
Mesembriorniidae Kraglievich, 1932
Patagornithidae Mercerat, 1897
Pelecyornidae Ameghino, 1891
Phororhacidae Lydekker, 1893

Temporal range:Oligocene - Pleistocene

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Included taxa

Number of records: 14

genus Andalgalornis Patterson & Kraglijevič, 1960
genus Andrewsornis Patterson, 1941
genus Brontornis Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
genus Devincenzia Kraglijevič, 1932
genus Kelenken Bertelli et al., 2007
genus Llallawavis Degrange et al., 2015
genus Mesembriornis Moreno, 1889
genus Paleopsilopterus Alvarenga, 1985
genus Patagornis Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
genus Phorusrhacos Ameghino, 1889
genus Physornis Ameghino, 1895
genus Procariama Rovereto, 1914
genus Psilopterus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
genus Titanis Brodkorb, 1963

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Explanations

extinct taxon