Cerorhinca Bonaparte 1828 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Parent taxon: Alcidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Chandler 1990, del Hoyo et al. 2014, Howard 1968, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 1985, Smith 2011 and Smith et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Aethiinae, Alca, Alcinae, Alle, Cepphus, Fratercula, Fraterculinae, Mancallinae, Miocepphus, Nautilornithinae, Petralcinae, Plautus, Synthliboramphus, Uria

Subtaxa: Cerorhinca dubia Cerorhinca minor Cerorhinca monocerata Cerorhinca reai

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (2: Alaska)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (2: California)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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