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Sula universitatis Brodkorb 1963 (booby)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290677

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Miocene birds from the Hawthorne Formation. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26(2):159-167

Belongs to Sula according to P. Brodkorb 1963

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 phosphata, Sula pohli, Sula sula, Sula sulita, Sula variegata, Sula willetti

Type specimen: UF/PB 8505, a limb element (proximal end of left carpometacarpus). Its type locality is Fraternity Row Creek, which is in the Miocene/Miocene of horizon Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore