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
• 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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