Chroicocephalus Eyton 1836 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Anoinae, Anous, Chlidonias, Creagrus, Gaviota, Gelochelidon, Gyginae, Gygis, Halcyornis, Hydrocoloeus, Hydroprogne, Larinae, Larosterna, Larus, Leucophaeus, Limicolavis, Limosavis, Onychoprion, Pagophila, Pseudosterna, Rhodostethia, Rissa, Rynchopinae, Sterna, Sterninae, Sternula, Thalasseus, Xema

Subtaxa: Chroicocephalus bulleri Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Chroicocephalus hartlaubii Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae Chroicocephalus philadelphia Chroicocephalus ridibundus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (1), United States (4: California, Oregon)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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