Phalacrocorax capillatus Temminck and Schlegel 1849 (Japanese cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Alternative combination: Carbo capillatus

Synonyms: Carbo filamentosus Temminck and Schlegel 1849, Phalacrocorax filamentosus Temminck and Schlegel 1849

Belongs to Phalacrocorax according to H. Matsuoka and Y. Hasegawa 2018

See also Clements et al. 2017 and Hasegawa et al. 1988

Sister taxa: Phalacrocorax anatolicus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Phalacrocorax auritus, Phalacrocorax bougainvillii, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax capensis, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carunculatus, Phalacrocorax chapalensis, Phalacrocorax featherstoni, Phalacrocorax femoralis, Phalacrocorax filyawi, Phalacrocorax goletensis, Phalacrocorax idahensis, Phalacrocorax intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, Phalacrocorax leptopus, Phalacrocorax longipes, Phalacrocorax macer, Phalacrocorax macropus, Phalacrocorax marinavis, Phalacrocorax mediterraneus, Phalacrocorax mongoliensis, Phalacrocorax neglectus, Phalacrocorax novaezealandiae, Phalacrocorax pelagicus, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, Phalacrocorax praecarbo, Phalacrocorax punctatus, Phalacrocorax purpurascens, Phalacrocorax reliquus, Phalacrocorax risgoviensis, Phalacrocorax rogersi, Phalacrocorax varius, Phalacrocorax wetmorei, Stictocarbo kumeyaay

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Minatogawa fissure (Quaternary of Japan)

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