Rissa tridactyla Linnaeus 1758 (black-legged kittiwake)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Guthrie 1992 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Rissa brevirostris, Rissa estesi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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