Diomedea Linnaeus 1758 (albatross)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Brodkorb 1955, Carroll 1988, Chandler 1990, Guthrie 1992, Howard 1966, Howard 1968, Howard 1972, Howard 1978, Howard 1982, Howard and Barnes 1987, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 1985, Olson 1985 and Olson and James 1982

Sister taxa: Diomedavus, Notoleptos, Phoebastria, Phoebetria, Plotornis, Thalassarche

Subtaxa: Diomedea epomophora Diomedea exulans Diomedea milleri Diomedea thyridata

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), Australia (1), New Zealand (5), Pitcairn (1), United States (3: California, Hawaii)

• Blancan of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Chile (1), Mexico (1), United States (7: California)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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