Larus argentatus Pontoppidan 1763 (herring gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Belongs to Larus according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Hamon 1959 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Larus cachinnans, Larus californicus, Larus canus, Larus delawarensis, Larus dolnicensis, Larus dominicanus, Larus elmorei, Larus glaucescens, Larus hyperboreus, Larus lacus, Larus marinus, Larus oregonus, Larus perpetuus, Larus pristinus, Larus robustus, Larus utunui

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida, Oregon collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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