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

  title={The fossil family Ameghinornithidae (Mourer-Chauvir{\'e} 1981): a short synopsis},
  author={Dieter Stefan Peters},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
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. 

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