Uria affinis Marsh 1872 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Alcidae

Alternative combination: Catarractes affinis

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of some new Tertiary and post-Tertiary birds. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 4(19-24):256-262

Belongs to Uria according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

See also Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1872, Watanabe et al. 2016 and Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Uria aalge, Uria brodkorbi, Uria lomvia, Uria onoi, Uria paleohesperis, Uria troile

Type specimen: YPM 845, a limb element (right humerus). Its type locality is Bangor, which is in a Pleistocene marine claystone in Maine.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bangor

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