Ichthyornis


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Related to Ichthyornis: Ichthyornithes, Ichthyornithiformes

Ichthyornis

[ik·thē′ȯr·nəs]
(paleontology)
The type genus of Ichthyornithidae.
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Identification of the carpometacarpus as Ichthyornis is based on the shape of the trochlea of the proximal end.
Identification of this specimen as Ichthyornis also is supported by several other characteristics.
It is identical to the condition in Ichthyornis so far as may be observed in this specimen.
We have compared ET 4396 (L85-6) to six carpometacarpi of Ichthyornis from classic Kansas localities.
antecessor than in other species of Ichthyornis would seem to be consistent with the more slender shaft of the holotypical humerus.
Although a complete taphonomic analysis has not been attempted as yet for this vertebrate-bearing unit, some of the more interesting aspects are worthy of reiteration here for comparison with other Ichthyornis sites.
As previously noted, Ichthyornis specimens from Texas all are attributable to formations of the Austin Division of Young (1986), a division being Young's term for formations related by a single transgression-inundation event.
Ichthyornis (Aves) from the early Turonian (late Cretaceous) of Alberta.
Ichthyornis in the Late Cretaceous Mancos Shale (Juana Lopez Member), Northwestern New Mexico.