Ardenna pacifica Gmelin 1789 (wedge-tailed shearwater)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

Alternative combinations: Procellaria pacifica, Puffinus pacificus

Belongs to Ardenna according to S. Rigal et al. 2018

See also Clements et al. 2017, Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999, Olson and James 1982, Steadman 1994, Steadman and Pahlavan 1992 and Worthy et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Ardenna bulleri, Ardenna carneipes, Ardenna conradi, Ardenna davealleni, Ardenna gilmorei, Ardenna gravis, Ardenna grisea, Ardenna tenuirostris

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), French Polynesia (8), Mauritius (1), Pitcairn (2), Reunion (6), Tonga (2), United States (2: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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