Fratercula cirrhata Pallas 1769 (tufted puffin)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Alternative combination: Alca cirrhata

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

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Fratercula arctica, Fratercula corniculata, Fratercula dowi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Alaska, California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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