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Sula clarki Chandler 1990 (booby)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145774

Full reference: R. M. Chandler. 1990. Fossil birds of the San Diego Formation, Late Pliocene, Blancan, San Diego County, California. Ornithological Monographs 44:73-161

Belongs to Sula according to R. M. Chandler 1990

Sister taxa: Sula (Sula), Sula arvernensis, Sula brandi, Sula dactylatra, Sula figueroae, Sula granti, Sula guano, Sula leucogaster, Sula magna, Sula nebouxii, Sula phosphata, Sula pohli, Sula sula, Sula sulita, Sula universitatis, Sula variegata, Sula willetti

Type specimen: SDSNH 26214/3181-C, a limb element (left coracoid). Its type locality is SDNHM 4393, which is in a Blancan marine horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore