Calonectris Mathews and Iredale 1915 (shearwater)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Olson 1985, Olson 2009 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

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

Subtaxa: Calonectris diomedea Calonectris krantzi Calonectris kurodai Calonectris wingatei

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

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

• Miocene of United States (3: Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 7 collections including 9 occurrences

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