Procellaria Linnaeus 1758 (petrel)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 1985 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Aphrodroma, Ardenna, Argyrodyptes, Bulweria, Calonectris, Daption, Eopuffinus, Fulmarinae, Fulmarus, Halobaena, Hydrornis, Macronectes, Oestrelata, Pachyptila, Pachyptilinae, Pagodroma, Pelecanoides, Procellariinae, Pseudobulweria, Pterodroma, Pterodromoides, Puffinus, Thalassoica

Subtaxa: Procellaria aequinoctialis Procellaria antiqua Procellaria aquitanica Procellaria cinerea Procellaria parkinsoni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of New Zealand (2 collections)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 4 collections including 6 occurrences

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