PaleoDB taxon number: 83338
Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1953. A review of the Pliocene loons. Condor 55(4):211-214
Type specimen: LACM 2111, a limb element (distal left humerus). Its type locality is Reynard Way and Curlew Street, which is in a Piacenzian shallow subtidal sandstone in the San Diego Formation of California.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore