|Red-legged seriema (Cariama cristata)|
|Unrecognized taxon ():||Cariamidae|
|Ranges of red-legged (red) and black-legged (black) seriemas|
Cariamiformes is a group of birds. Therre's one existing family, the Seriemas. It contains two genera, with one species each. The Seriemas occur in the open landscapes of South America. They are runnng birds who can still fly. Both are species are carnivores.
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- Mayr, G. 2005. "Old World phorusrhacids" (Aves, Phorusrhacidae): a new look at Strigogyps ("Aenigmavis") sapea (Peters 1987). PaleoBios
- Alvarenga, H., Chiappe, L. & Bertelli, S. 2011. Phorusrhacids: the terror birds. In Dyke, G. & Kaiser, G. (eds) Living Dinosaurs: the Evolutionary History of Modern Birds. John Wiley & Sons (Chichester, UK), pp. 187-208.