Full reference: G. Mayr and E. Zvonok. 2012. A new genus and species of Pelagornithidae with well-preserved pseudodentition and further avian remains from the middle Eocene of the Ukraine. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(4):914-925
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: SMF Av 553a+b, a limb element (proximal and distal ends of right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Ikovo, which is in a Lutetian marine sandstone in Ukraine.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore