Borvocarbo Mourer-Chauviré et al. 2004 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Full reference: C. Mourer-Chauviré, D. Berthet, and M. Hugueney. 2004. The late Oligocene birds of the Créchy quarry (Allier, France), with a description of two new genera (Aves: Pelecaniformes: Phalacrocoracidae, and Anseriformes: Anseranatidae). Senckenbergiana lethaea 84(1/2):303-315

Parent taxon: Phalacrocoracidae according to G. Mayr 2009

See also Mourer-Chauviré et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Gulosus, Leucocarbo, Leucocarboninae, Limicorallus, Microcarbo, Nannopterum, Oligocorax, Paracorax, Phalacrocoracinae, Phalacrocorax, Piscator, Poikilocarbo, Urile, Valenticarbo

Subtaxa: Borvocarbo guilloti Borvocarbo stoeffelensis Borvocarbo tardatus

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Type: Borvocarbo guilloti

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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