Puffinus puffinus Brunnich 1764 (Manx shearwater)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Alternative combination: Procellaria puffinus

Synonym: Puffinus mcgalli Shufeldt 1916

Belongs to Puffinus according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 2004, Olson and James 1982, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Weesie 1988, Wetmore 1931 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Puffinus assimilis, Puffinus avernensis, Puffinus bailloni, Puffinus barnesi, Puffinus calhouni, Puffinus diatomicus, Puffinus eyermani, Puffinus felthami, Puffinus gavia, Puffinus holeae, Puffinus huttoni, Puffinus inceptor, Puffinus kanakoffi, Puffinus lherminieri, Puffinus micraulax, Puffinus mitchelli, Puffinus nativitatis, Puffinus nestori, Puffinus opisthomelas, Puffinus pacificoides, Puffinus parvus, Puffinus priscus, Puffinus raemdonckii, Puffinus spelaeus, Puffinus tedfordi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections), Portugal (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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