Stercorarius antarcticus Lesson 1831 (brown skua)

Reptilia - Theropoda - Stercorariidae

Alternative combinations: Catharacta antarctica, Lestris antarcticus

Belongs to Stercorarius according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Stercorarius longicaudus, Stercorarius maccormicki, Stercorarius parasiticus, Stercorarius pomarinus, Stercorarius shufeldti, Stercorarius skua, Catharacta chilensis

Subtaxa: Stercorarius antarcticus lonnbergi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Antarctica (3 collections), Australia (1), French Southern Territories (1), New Zealand (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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