Rissa estesi Chandler 1990 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Full reference: R. M. Chandler. 1990. Fossil birds of the San Diego Formation, Late Pliocene, Blancan, San Diego County, California. Ornithological Monographs 44:73-161

Belongs to Rissa according to R. M. Chandler 1990

Sister taxa: Rissa brevirostris, Rissa tridactyla

Type specimen: SDSNH 25418/3181-C, a limb element (left coracoid). Its type locality is SDNHM 4393, which is in a Blancan marine horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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