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Remiornis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Palaeognathae
Family: Remiornithidae
Lemoine, 1881
Genus: Remiornis
Lemoine, 1881
Species: R. heberti
Binomial name
Remiornis heberti
Lemoine, 1881
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Remiornis is an extinct genus of paleognath bird from the Paleocene of France. It is a species comparable in size to modern rheas, and possibly related to another european Paleogene ratite, Palaeotis.

Characterisitics[]

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Environments: fluvial (1 collection), fluvial-lacustrine (1)

Age range: 58.7 to 55.9Ma

Distribution:

Paleocene of France (3 collections)

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