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Diomedea milleri Howard 1966 (albatross)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes - Diomedeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166915

Full reference: H. Howard. 1966. Additional avian records form the Miocene of Sharktooth Hill, California. Contributions in Science 114:1-11

Belongs to Diomedea according to H. Howard and L. G. Barnes 1987

Sister taxa: Diomedea amsterdamensis, Diomedea epomophora, Diomedea exulans, Diomedea thyridata

Type specimen: LACM 7219, a limb element (proximal left ulna). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore