Bulweria Bonaparte 1843 (petrel)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

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

See also Olson 1975, Olson and James 1982 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

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

Subtaxa: Bulweria bifax Bulweria bulwerii

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Micronesia (1 collection), Pitcairn (1), Saint Helena (6)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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