Genus: Piksi VARRICCHIO, 2002
Etymology: “Piski ”, a Blackfoot word, acknowledges the Blackfeet Nation, where the new specimen occured, “ Piksi ” means “ big bird ” and “chicken” (Uhlenbeck and Van Gulik 1930) and represents the interpretation of the Two Medicine form as a heavy-bodied, ground bird with similarities to the Galliformes.

Species: barbarulna VARRICCHIO, 2002
Etymology: ‘Barbarulna’ combines the Latin, barbarus, "strange" and Latin, ulna, "elbow": ‘strange-elbow’ and referes to the autapomorphic aspects of the new species.

Holotype: MOR 1113

Locality: MOR locality TM-088, Bob’s Vacation Site, Glacier County, Montana.

Horizon: Two Medicine Formation.


Age: Judithian Age, Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Right humerus, ulna and radius.