Phalacrocorax kennelli Howard 1949 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Full reference: H. Howard. 1949. New avian records for the Pliocene of California. Carnegie Instuitution of California 584:179-200

Belongs to Phalacrocorax according to R. M. Chandler 1990

See also Howard 1949, Howard 1972 and Miller and Bowman 1958

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 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 rogersi, Phalacrocorax varius, Phalacrocorax wetmorei, Stictocarbo kumeyaay

Type specimen: LACM 2127/1080, a limb element (coracoid). Its type locality is Five Points Freeway, which is in a Piacenzian/Gelasian coastal sandstone in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (4: California collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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