Family Procellariidae Vigors 1825 (petrel)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

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

See also Alcover 1989, Baird 1992, Bourdon et al. 2005, Carroll 1988, Case 1904, Chandler 1990, Cheneval 1993, Guthrie 1992, Howard 1968, Howard 1972, Howard 1978, Howard and Barnes 1987, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Miller and Bowman 1958, Olson 1975, Olson 1985, Olson 1985, Olson 1985, Olson and James 1982, Olson and James 1991, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Segui et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Diomedeidae, Diomedeoididae, Hydrobatidae, Hydrotherikornis, Makahala, Oceanitidae, Pelecanoidi, Pelecanoididae, Procellarae, Rupelornis, Rupelornis definitus, Tytthostonychidae

Subtaxa: Ardenna Argyrodyptes Bulweria Calonectris Daption Eopuffinus Fulmarinae Fulmarus Halobaena Hydrornis Macronectes Oestrelata Pachyptila Pachyptilinae Pagodroma Pelecanoides Procellaria Procellariinae Pseudobulweria Pterodroma Pterodromoides Puffinus Thalassoica

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), Antarctica (2), Antigua and Barbuda (2), Australia (7), the Bahamas (6), Barbados (1), Bermuda (5), Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), Cook Islands (6), Ecuador (2), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), French Polynesia (25), Greece (2), Greenland (2), Haiti (1), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), the Marshall Islands (3), Martinique (1), Mauritius (1), Mexico (1), Micronesia (2), Montserrat (1), New Caledonia (3), New Zealand (49), Norfolk Island (6), Northern Mariana Islands (4), Norway (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Pitcairn (12), Portugal (1), Reunion (7), Saint Helena (12), the Seychelles (3), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Tonga (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (27: Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

• Blancan of United States (8: California)

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

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (4), Peru (1), South Africa (4), Spain (3), United States (5: California, North Carolina)

• Neogene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of France (2), Mexico (4), New Zealand (2), Peru (2), United States (18: California, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3)

• Paleocene of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 268 collections including 550 occurrences

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