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Remiornithidae

Remiornis

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Number of resurrected species:

Family

Order

Class

Remiornithidae

Remiornithiformes

Aves

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Description

The Remiornithidae is a family of primitive Paleognaths, commonly known as Ratites, that lived during the Paleocene epoch of Europe.

Distribution & Fossil evidence

Fossil of Remiornithidae have been found in France and are mainly represented by leg bones. Remiornithids had very stout legs, like that of modern-day Rheas.

Species

The Remiornithidae-family contains only a single species, Remiornis.

Included genera

Remiornis