Phalacrocorax idahensis Marsh 1870 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Alternative combination: Graculus idahensis

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1870. Notice of some fossil birds, from the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations of the United States. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 2 49(145):205-217

Belongs to Phalacrocorax according to S. D. Emslie 1998

See also Brodkorb 1955, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Marsh 1870, Shufeldt 1915 and Wetmore 1933

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 intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, 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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Idaho)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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