Subfamily Anoinae Olson 2011 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 2011. A new genus and species of unusual tern (Aves: Laridae: Anoinae) from the Middle Miocene Calvert Formation of Virginia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(4):270-279

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. del Hoyo et al. 2014

See also Olson 2011

Sister taxa: Anous, Chlidonias, Chroicocephalus, Creagrus, Gaviota, Gelochelidon, Gyginae, Gygis, Halcyornis, Hydrocoloeus, Hydroprogne, Larinae, Larosterna, Larus, Leucophaeus, Limicolavis, Limosavis, Onychoprion, Pagophila, Pseudosterna, Rhodostethia, Rissa, Rynchopinae, Sterna, Sterninae, Sternula, Thalasseus, Xema

Subtaxa: Feducciavis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Virginia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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