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Stercorarius shufeldti Howard 1946 (skua)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Stercorariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335676

Full reference: H. Howard. 1946. A review of the Pleistocene birds of Fossil Lake, Oregon. Carnegie Institution of Washington PUblication 551:141-195

Belongs to Stercorarius according to H. Howard 1946

Sister taxa: Stercorarius antarcticus, Stercorarius longicaudus, Stercorarius maccormicki, Stercorarius parasiticus, Stercorarius pomarinus, Stercorarius skua, Catharacta chilensis

Type specimen: AMNH 3491, a limb element (humerus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore