Puffinus Brisson 1760 (shearwater)

Aves - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

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

See also Alcover 1989, Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Case 1904, Chandler 1990, Guthrie 1992, Howard 1968, Howard 1972, Howard 1978, Howard and Barnes 1987, Lambrecht 1933, Miller and Bowman 1958, Olson 1975, Olson 1985, Olson 1985, Olson 1985, Olson and James 1982, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Wetmore 1962 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

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

Subtaxa: Puffinus assimilis Puffinus avernensis Puffinus bailloni Puffinus barnesi Puffinus calhouni Puffinus diatomicus Puffinus eyermani Puffinus felthami Puffinus gavia Puffinus holeae Puffinus huttoni Puffinus inceptor Puffinus kanakoffi Puffinus lherminieri Puffinus micraulax Puffinus mitchelli Puffinus nativitatis Puffinus nestori Puffinus opisthomelas Puffinus parvus Puffinus priscus Puffinus puffinus Puffinus raemdonckii Puffinus spelaeus Puffinus tedfordi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), Antigua and Barbuda (2), Australia (4), the Bahamas (4), Barbados (1), Bermuda (4), Cook Islands (2), Ecuador (1), French Polynesia (2), Greece (2), Madagascar (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Mexico (1), Montserrat (1), New Zealand (8), Northern Mariana Islands (4), Pitcairn (11), Reunion (4), Saint Helena (10), the Seychelles (2), Spain (1), Tonga (1), United States (12: California, Florida), Vanuatu (1)

• Blancan of United States (8: California)

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

• Pliocene of Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), Peru (1), South Africa (3), Spain (1), United States (5: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene of France (2), Mexico (4), United States (14: California, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina)

• Neogene of Italy (1)

Total: 125 collections including 152 occurrences

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