Alca ausonia Portis 1887 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Alternative combination: Uria ausonia

Full reference: A. Portis. 1887. Contirbuzioni alla Ornitolitologia Italiana. Memorie della Reale Accademie della Scienze di Torino ser. 2(36):181-203

Belongs to Alca according to N. A. Smith and J. A. Clarke 2011

See also Dyke and Walker 2005, Lambrecht 1933 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Alca carolinensis, Alca grandis, Alca minor, Alca olsoni, Alca stewarti, Alca torda

Type specimen: Its type locality is Orciano Pisano, which is in a Piacenzian open shallow subtidal mudstone in Italy

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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