Oceanites zaloscarthmus Olson 1985 (bird)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Oceanitidae

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 1985. Early Pliocene Procellariformes (Aves) from Langebaanweg, south-western Cape Province, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 95(3):123-145

Belongs to Oceanites according to S. L. Olson 1985

Sister taxon: Oceanites oceanicus

Type specimen: L25214, a limb element (right humerus). Its type locality is Langebaanweg, QSM, which is in a Zanclean fluvial sandstone in the Varswater Formation of South Africa.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Pliocene of South Africa (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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