Full reference: S. Bertelli, L. M. Chiappe, and C. Tambussi. 2007. A new phorusrhacid (Aves: Cariamae) from the Middle Miocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(2):409-419
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: BAR 3877-11, a partial skeleton (nearly complete skull, left tarsometatarsus, proximal portion of a pedal phalanx, and indeterminate fragments). Its type locality is Comallo, which is in a Colloncuran terrestrial tuff in the Collón Curá Formation of Argentina.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore