Fregata minor Gmelin 1789 (great frigatebird)

Aves - Suliformes - Fregatidae

Alternative combination: Pelecanus minor

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

See also Olson 1975, Steadman 1991, Steadman and Intoh 1994 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Fregata aquila, Fregata ariel, Fregata magnificens

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Cook Islands (1 collection), French Polynesia (4), Micronesia (3), Pitcairn (9), Saint Helena (2)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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