Ptychoramphus Brandt 1837 (auk)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Parent taxon: Aethiini according to N. A. Smith 2014

See also Carroll 1988, Chandler 1990, Clements et al. 2017, Guthrie 1992, Olson 1985 and Smith 2011

Sister taxon: Aethia

Subtaxa: Ptychoramphus aleuticus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (18: Alaska, California collections)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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