Puffinus tedfordi Howard 1971 (shearwater)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Full reference: H. Howard. 1971. Pliocene avian remains from Baja California. Contributions in Science Los Angeles County Museum 217:1-17

Belongs to Puffinus according to H. Howard 1972

See also Howard 1971

Sister taxa: Puffinus assimilis, Puffinus avernensis, Puffinus bailloni, Puffinus barnesi, Puffinus calhouni, Puffinus diatomicus, Puffinus eyermani, Puffinus felthami, Puffinus gavia, Puffinus holeae, Puffinus huttoni, Puffinus inceptor, Puffinus kanakoffi, Puffinus lherminieri, Puffinus micraulax, Puffinus mitchelli, Puffinus nativitatis, Puffinus nestori, Puffinus opisthomelas, Puffinus pacificoides, Puffinus parvus, Puffinus priscus, Puffinus puffinus, Puffinus raemdonckii, Puffinus spelaeus

Type specimen: LACM 15386, a limb element (tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Arroyo Tiberon, which is in a Zanclean coastal horizon in the Almejas Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Miocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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