Palaelodus sentence example
- Dames has described bones from the Chalk of southern Sweden under the name of Scaniornis, probably allied to Palaelodus.
- Of these Palaelodus was an ancestral flamingo, but with shorter legs; Limnatornis is referred to the hoopoes.
- Oligocene Elornis and, allied, Palaelodus.
- From the Mid-Miocene to the Oligocene of France are known several species of Palaelodus, Elornis and Agnopterus, which have relatively shorter legs, longer toes and a complicated hypotarsus, and represent an earlier family, less specialized although not directly ancestral to the flamingos.