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Stictocarbo kumeyaay Chandler 1990 (cormorant)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Phalacrocoracidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145778

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 Stictocarbo according to R. M. Chandler 1990

Sister taxa: Phalacrocorax anatolicus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Phalacrocorax auritus, Phalacrocorax bougainvillii, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax capensis, Phalacrocorax capillatus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carunculatus, Phalacrocorax chapalensis, Phalacrocorax featherstoni, Phalacrocorax femoralis, Phalacrocorax filyawi, Phalacrocorax fuscescens, Phalacrocorax fuscicollis, Phalacrocorax goletensis, Phalacrocorax idahensis, Phalacrocorax intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, Phalacrocorax leptopus, Phalacrocorax longipes, Phalacrocorax macer, Phalacrocorax macropus, Phalacrocorax marinavis, Phalacrocorax mediterraneus, Phalacrocorax mongoliensis, Phalacrocorax neglectus, Phalacrocorax nigrogularis, Phalacrocorax novaezealandiae, Phalacrocorax pelagicus, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, Phalacrocorax praecarbo, Phalacrocorax punctatus, Phalacrocorax purpurascens, Phalacrocorax reliquus, Phalacrocorax risgoviensis, Phalacrocorax rogersi, Phalacrocorax sulcirostris, Phalacrocorax varius, Phalacrocorax wetmorei

Type specimen: SDSNH 24869/3176, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is SDNHM 3176, which is in a Blancan marine horizon in the San Diego Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore