Fregata ariel Gray 1845 (lesser frigatebird)

Aves - Suliformes - Fregatidae

Alternative combination: Atagen ariel

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

See also Clements et al. 2017, Olson 1975, Steadman 1991, Steadman and Intoh 1994 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Fregata andrewsi, Fregata aquila, Fregata magnificens, Fregata minor

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Cook Islands (4 collections), French Polynesia (2), Micronesia (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Saint Helena (4)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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