Alca torda Linnaeus 1758 (razorbill)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Hamon 1959, Linnaeus 1758, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Smith 2011, Smith and Clarke 2011 and Wijnker and Olson 2009

Sister taxa: Alca ausonia, Alca carolinensis, Alca grandis, Alca minor, Alca olsoni, Alca stewarti

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Finland (1 collection), Norway (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (2: Florida, Maine)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

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

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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