Phoebastria rexularum Olson and Rasmussen 2001 (albatross)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae

Full reference: S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen. 2001. Miocene and Pliocene birds from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 90:233-365

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

Sister taxa: Phoebastria albatrus, Phoebastria anglica, Phoebastria immutabilis, Phoebastria nigripes

Type specimen: USNM 302313

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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