Pterodroma jugabilis Olson and James 1991 (Oahu petrel)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88

Belongs to Pterodroma according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

Sister taxa: Pterodroma alba, Pterodroma arminjoniana, Pterodroma axillaris, Pterodroma baraui, Pterodroma brevipes, Pterodroma cahow, Pterodroma cookii, Pterodroma hasitata, Pterodroma heraldica, Pterodroma hypoleuca, Pterodroma imberi, Pterodroma incerta, Pterodroma inexpectata, Pterodroma kurodai, Pterodroma lessonii, Pterodroma leucoptera, Pterodroma magentae, Pterodroma nigripennis, Pterodroma phaeopygia, Pterodroma pycrofti, Pterodroma rupinarum

Type specimen: USNM 395173, a partial skull (cranium lacking rostrum and all palatal elements). Its type locality is Barbers Point, Oahu, which is in a Pleistocene reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Waimanalo Formation of Hawaii.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Barbers Point, Oahu

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