Fulmarus miocaenus Howard 1984 (petrel)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Full reference: H. Howard. 1984. Additional avian records from the Miocene of Kern County, California with the description of a new species of fulmar (Aves: Procellariidae). Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 83(2):84-89

Belongs to Fulmarus according to H. Howard 1984

See also Olson 1985

Sister taxa: Fulmarus glacialis, Fulmarus glacialoides, Fulmarus hammeri

Type specimen: LACM 122995, a limb element (nearly complete left 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

Distribution: found only at Sharktooth Hill Bonebed

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