Phalacrocorax rogersi Howard 1932 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Full reference: H. Howard. 1932. A new species of cormorant from Pliocene deposits near Santa Barbara California. Condor 34(3):118-120

Belongs to Phalacrocorax according to H. Howard 1932

Sister taxa: Phalacrocorax anatolicus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Phalacrocorax auritus, Phalacrocorax bougainvillii, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax capensis, Phalacrocorax capillatus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carunculatus, Phalacrocorax chapalensis, Phalacrocorax featherstoni, Phalacrocorax femoralis, Phalacrocorax filyawi, Phalacrocorax goletensis, Phalacrocorax idahensis, Phalacrocorax intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, Phalacrocorax leptopus, Phalacrocorax longipes, Phalacrocorax macer, Phalacrocorax macropus, Phalacrocorax marinavis, Phalacrocorax mediterraneus, Phalacrocorax mongoliensis, Phalacrocorax neglectus, Phalacrocorax novaezealandiae, Phalacrocorax pelagicus, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, Phalacrocorax praecarbo, Phalacrocorax punctatus, Phalacrocorax purpurascens, Phalacrocorax reliquus, Phalacrocorax risgoviensis, Phalacrocorax varius, Phalacrocorax wetmorei, Stictocarbo kumeyaay

Type specimen: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Pal. Orn. 32.1, a set of postcrania (coracoid). Its type locality is Veronica Springs Stone Quarry, which is in a Pliocene marine horizon in California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Veronica Springs Stone Quarry

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