Ichthyornithes sentence example
- So long as the characters of new fossils are only of specific and generic value, it is mostly possible to assign the birds to their proper place, but when these characters indicate new families or orders, for instance Hesperornithes, Ichthyornithes, Palaelodi, their owners are put outside the more tersely constructed classifications applicable to modern birds.
- Colymbomorphae = Ichthyornithes + Colymbiformes + Sphenisciformes + Procellariiformes.
- pp. 161, 162) for their reception a " subclass" Odontornithes and an order Ichthyornithes.
- Herein remains, attributed to no fewer than a score of species, which were referred to eight different genera, are fully described and sufficiently illustrated, and, instead of the ordinal name Ichthyornithes previously used, that of Odontotormae was proposed.
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