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Calonectris krantzi Olson and Rasmussen 2001 (shearwater)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83362

Full reference: S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen. 2001. Miocene and Pliocene birds from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 90:233-365

Belongs to Calonectris according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Calonectris diomedea, Calonectris kurodai, Calonectris leucomelas, Calonectris wingatei

Type specimen: USNM 430724. Its type locality is Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation, which is in a Zanclean estuary/bay sandstone in the Yorktown Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore