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Sula magna Stucchi 2003 (booby)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 316534

Full reference: M. Stucchi. 2003. Los Piqueros (Aves: Sulidae) de la Formacion Pisco, Peru. Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica de Peru 95:75-91

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

Type specimen: MUSM 219, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Sud Sacaco, Montemar, which is in a Messinian paralic siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore