Gavia concinna Wetmore 1940 (loon)

Aves - Gaviiformes - Gaviidae

Synonym: Gavia palaeodytes Wetmore 1943

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

See also Brodkorb 1953, Brodkorb 1955, Howard 1949, Howard 1972 and Miller and Bowman 1958

Sister taxa: Gavia adamsii, Gavia arctica, Gavia brodkorbi, Gavia egeriana, Gavia fortis, Gavia howardae, Gavia immer, Gavia pacifica, Gavia pusilla, Gavia stellata

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of United States (4: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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