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Uria brodkorbi Howard 1981 (auk)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 211202

Full reference: H. Howard. 1981. A new species of murre, genus Uria, from the Late Miocene of California (Aves: Alcidae). Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 80(1):1-12

Belongs to Uria according to H. Howard 1981

Sister taxa: Uria aalge, Uria affinis, Uria lomvia, Uria paleohesperis, Uria troile

Type specimen: PB7960, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore