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
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