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Sula phosphata Brodkorb 1955 (booby)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 210445

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1955. The avifauna of the Bone Valley Formation. Florida Geological Survey Report of Investigations 14:1-57

Belongs to Sula according to M. Stucchi 2003

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

Type specimen: Brodkorb 302, a limb element (right coracoid). Its type locality is American Agricultural Chemical Company, Brodkorb Locality 2, which is in a Barstovian coastal sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore