PaleoDB taxon number: 293812
Full reference: N. A. Smith. 2014. The fossil record and phylogeny of the auklets (Pan-Alcidae, Aethiini). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 12(2):217-236
Type specimen: LACM 107031, a limb element (partial right humerus missing the proximal end). Its type locality is Lawrence Canyon 5, which is in a Tortonian estuary/bay sandstone in the San Mateo Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore