Larus (Larus) oregonus Shufeldt 1891 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative combination: Larus oregonus

Full reference: R. W. Shufeldt. 1891. Fossil birds from the Equus Beds of Oregon. American Naturalist 25:818-821

Belongs to Larus (Larus) according to A. Wetmore 1940

See also Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933 and Shufeldt 1891

Sister taxa: Larus (Larus) pristinus, Larus (Larus) robustus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Silver Lake, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Oregon

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (3: California, Oregon collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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