Sula dactylatra Lesson 1831 (masked booby)

Aves - Suliformes - Sulidae

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

See also Olson 1975, Olson and James 1982 and Steadman and Intoh 1994

Sister taxa: Sula arvernensis, Sula brandi, Sula clarki, Sula figueroae, Sula granti, Sula guano, Sula leucogaster, Sula magna, Sula nebouxii, Sula phosphata, Sula pohli, Sula sula, Sula sulita, Sula universitatis, Sula variegata, Sula willetti

Subtaxa: Sula dactylatra tasmani

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Micronesia (1), Norfolk Island (9), Pitcairn (4), Saint Helena (8)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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