Alca olsoni Smith and Clarke 2011 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Full reference: N. A. Smith and J. A. Clarke. 2011. An alphataxonomic revision of extinct and extant razorbills (Aves, Alcidae): A combined morphometric and phylogenetic approach. Ornithological Monographs 72(1):1-61

Belongs to Alca according to N. A. Smith and J. A. Clarke 2011

Sister taxa: Alca ausonia, Alca carolinensis, Alca grandis, Alca minor, Alca stewarti, Alca torda

Type specimen: USNM 454590, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation, which is in a Zanclean estuary/bay sandstone in the Yorktown Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation

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