Phalacrocorax leptopus Brodkorb 1961 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1961. Birds from the Pliocene of Juntera, Oregon. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 24(3):169-184

Belongs to Phalacrocorax according to P. Brodkorb 1961

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 idahensis, Phalacrocorax intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, 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

Type specimen: OMNH F-7994, a limb element (left proximal tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Upper Black Butte, which is in the Miocene of horizon the Drewsey Formation Oregon.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Upper Black Butte

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