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Sula sulita Stucchi 2003 (booby)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 316535

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

Type specimen: MUSM 221, a limb element (coracoid). Its type locality is Sud Sacaco, Montemar, which is in a Messinian paralic siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore