Alternative combination: Moris vagabundus
Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1930. Fossil bird remains from the Temblor Formation near Bakersfield, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 19(8):85-93
Sister taxa: Moris reyana, Morus atlanticus, Morus avitus, Morus bassanus, Morus capensis, Morus humeralis, Morus lompocanus, Morus loxostylus, Morus magnus, Morus peninsularis, Morus peruvianus, Morus recentior, Morus reyanus, Morus serrator
Type specimen: UCMP 31062, a limb element (extreme distal end of a right humerus). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Miocene of United States (4: California collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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