Phalacrocorax Brisson 1760 (cormorant)

Aves - Suliformes - Phalacrocoracidae

Synonyms: Australocorax Lambrecht 1933, Graculus Reichenbach 1850, Pliocarbo Tugarinov 1940, Stictocarbo Bonaparte 1855

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

See also Baird 1992, Boles 2010, Brodkorb 1955, Brodkorb 1956, Brodkorb 1958, Carroll 1988, Chandler 1990, Cheneval 1993, Emslie 1992, Emslie 1995, Galbreath 1953, Gohlich 2003, Guthrie 1992, Howard 1972, Lambrecht 1933, Louchart et al. 2008, Marsh 1870, Miller and Bowman 1958, Mlikovsky 2002, Moreno and Mercerat 1891, Olson 1985, Shufeldt 1891, Urbina and Stucchi 2005, Wetmore 1933 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Borvocarbo, Leucocarbo, Leucocarboninae, Limicorallus, Microcarbo, Oligocorax, Paracorax, Phalacrocoracinae, Piscator, Valenticarbo

Subtaxa: Phalacrocorax anatolicus Phalacrocorax aristotelis Phalacrocorax auritus Phalacrocorax bougainvillii Phalacrocorax brasilianus Phalacrocorax capensis Phalacrocorax capillatus 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

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Afghanistan (1 collection), Argentina (2), Australia (3), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Egypt (3), Estonia (1), Finland (1), Greece (2), Japan (5), Madagascar (1), Mexico (5), Monaco (1), New Zealand (8), Peru (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (4), Spain (1), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (7), United States (51: Alaska, California, Florida, New Mexico, Oregon, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (6: California, Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Mongolia (1), Peru (1), South Africa (1), Ukraine (2), United States (6: California, Florida, Idaho, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Chile (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ethiopia (5), France (2), Germany (1), Peru (6), Slovakia (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1), United States (3: Florida, Oregon)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Colorado, Oregon)

Total: 154 collections including 231 occurrences

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