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Larus oregonus Shufeldt 1891 (gull)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Laridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335544

Full reference: R. W. Shufeldt. 1891. Fossil birds from the Equus Beds of Oregon. American Naturalist 25:818-821

Belongs to Larus according to K. Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Larus argentatus, Larus cachinnans, Larus californicus, Larus canus, Larus delawarensis, Larus dolnicensis, Larus dominicanus, Larus elmorei, Larus fuscus, Larus glaucescens, Larus hyperboreus, Larus lacus, Larus marinus, Larus perpetuus, Larus pristinus, Larus robustus, Larus utunui

Type specimen: Its type locality is Silver Lake, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Oregon

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore