Mancalla lucasi Smith 2011 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Full reference: N. A. Smith. 2011. Taxonomic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the flightless Mancallinae (Aves, Pan-Alcidae). ZooKeys 91:1-116

Belongs to Mancalla according to N. A. Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Mancalla californiensis, Mancalla cedrosensis, Mancalla diegensis, Mancalla vergrandis

Type specimen: SDSNH 25237:, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is SDSNH 3202, which is in a Zanclean/Calabrian coastal horizon in the Niguel Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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