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Volgasuchus was found in 1940; it was considered a Capitosauridae according to R. L. Carroll in 1988. There is little to no information on this amphibian.






Ciridops anna


Ciridops tenax



Kuiornis indicator was a small prehistoric passerine bird that lived 9–16 million years ago in New Zealand. It is most closely related to the living rifleman.



Anthropodyptes is a poorly known monotypic genus of extinct penguin. It contains the single species Anthropodyptes gilli, known from a Middle Miocene humerus from Australia. The bone is somewhat similar to those found in members of the New Zealan ...



The giant penguins, Palaeeudyptinae, are an extinct subfamily of penguins. It includes several genera of medium-sized to very large species – including Palaeeudyptes marplesi, the 1.5 meter tall Icadyptes salasi, Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi which ...



Palaeospheniscus is an extinct genus of penguins belonging to the subfamily Palaeospheniscinae. These penguins are apparently not closely related to the modern genus Spheniscus.












Ampoza ground roller

The Ampoza ground roller was a species of bird in the ground roller family Brachypteraciidae. It is known only from a single humerus fossil discovered in 1929 in southwest Madagascar. Little is known about the species, but it is suggested that th ...





Apatosagittarius is an extinct monotypic genus of Accipitridae from the Late Miocene of Nebraska. Only one species has been described, Apatosagittarius terrenus. The genus name, which Feduccia and Voorhies translate as "false secretarybird," refe ...





Caspiodontornis is a genus of the prehistoric pseudotooth birds of somewhat doubtful validity. These were probably rather close relatives of either pelicans and storks, or of waterfowl, and are here placed in the order Odontopterygiformes to acco ...




Conflicto (bird)



Gigantornis eaglesomei was a giant prehistoric bird, described from a fragmentary specimen from the Eocene of Nigeria. It was considered to be a representative of the albatross family, but was later referred to the bony-toothed birds. One of the ...


Heracles (bird)


Matuku (bird)



Primobucco is an extinct genus of bird placed in its own family, Primobucconidae. The type species, Primobucco mcgrewi, lived during the Lower Eocene of North America. It was initially described by American paleo-ornithologist Pierce Brodkorb in ...



Thegornis is an extinct genus of Falconidae that lived during the Miocene of South America. The genus was erected by Florentino Ameghino in 1895. Its skull and postcranial morphology are similar to the laughing falcon and forest falcon and also c ...









Ambiortus is a prehistoric bird genus. The only known species, Ambiortus dementjevi, lived sometime during the Barremian age between 136.4 and 125 million years ago in todays Mongolia. It was discovered by Yevgeny Kurochkin in 1982.


Bucorvus brailloni

Bucorvus brailloni is an extinct ground hornbill. The only known fossil is of a femur dated to the Middle Miocene. It was found in Morocco, well north of the range of extant ground hornbill species.



Catenoleimus is a prehistoric bird genus from the Late Cretaceous. It lived during the mid-late Turonian stage, around 90 million years ago. A single species Catenoleimus anachoretus has been described, and this is only known from one piece of co ...



Ceramornis is a prehistoric bird genus from the Late Cretaceous. It lived shortly before the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event in the Maastrichtian, some 66 million years ago. Its remains were found in the Lull 2 location, a Lance Formation s ...



Chaoyangia is an extinct genus of euornithean birds, containing the single species Chaoyangia beishanensis. This species is known from a single fossil specimen consisting of a partial skeleton including vertebra, ribs, hips, and upper legs. The s ...



Copepteryx is an extinct genus of flightless bird of the family Plotopteridae, endemic to Japan during the Oligocene living from 28.4 - 23 mya, meaning it existed for approximately 5.4 million years.



Cretaaviculus is an extinct genus of birds from the Upper Cretaceous Bostobe Formation of Kazakhstan. The type species, C. sarysuensis, is known only from an isolated of isolated, asymmetrical contour feather.









Enaliornis is a genus of hesperornithine birds which lived in the early Late Cretaceous, making them the oldest known hesperornithines. Fossils have been found near Cambridge, England. Due to its lack of certain hesperornithid apomorphies, they w ...


Foro (bird)

Foro panarium is an extinct bird of disputed taxonomic status that lived during the early to mid-Eocene around the Ypresian-Lutetian boundary, some 48 million years ago. F. panarium is known from fossils found in the Green River Formation of Wyom ...







Halimornis was an enantiornithine bird. It lived during the Late Cretaceous about 80 mya and is known from fossils found in the Mooreville Chalk Formation in Greene County, Alabama. It is known from a single fossil individual, including preserved ...



Iaceornis is a prehistoric marine bird genus endemic to North America during the Late Cretaceous living about 83.5 mya. It is known from a single fossil specimen found in Gove County, Kansas, and consisting of a partial skeleton lacking a skull. ...



Incolornis is an extinct genus of basal birds from the Late Cretaceous. Remains have been found in the Bissekty Formation in Uzbekistan. It is only known from fragmentary coracoids. The systematic position of the genus is unclear; it might have b ...



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.



Kizylkumavis is a genus of enantiornithine birds which lived during the Late Cretaceous and is known from fossils found in the Bissekty Formation of the Kyzyl Kum, Uzbekistan.



Kuszholia is the name given to a genus of primitive birds or bird-like dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous. They were possibly coelurosaurs close to the ancestry of birds, although most scientists have considered it an avialan. Fossils were found ...



Lenesornis is a genus of enantiornithine birds which lived during the Late Cretaceous about 78 mya and is known from fossils found in the Bissekty Formation in the Kyzyl Kum, Uzbekistan.

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