Fratercula Brisson 1760 (puffin)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Dyke and Walker 2005, Guthrie 1992, Olson 1985, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Aethiinae, Alca, Alcinae, Alle, Cepphus, Cerorhinca, Fraterculinae, Mancallinae, Miocepphus, Nautilornithinae, Petralcinae, Synthliboramphus, Uria

Subtaxa: Fratercula arctica Fratercula cirrhata Fratercula corniculata Fratercula dowi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1), United States (20: Alaska, California)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 24 collections including 32 occurrences

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