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Morus peninsularis Brodkorb 1955 (gannet)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Sulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83380

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1955. The avifauna of the Bone Valley Formation. Florida Geological Survey Report of Investigations 14:1-57

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

Sister taxa: Moris reyana, Morus atlanticus, Morus avitus, Morus bassanus, Morus capensis, Morus humeralis, Morus lompocanus, Morus loxostylus, Morus magnus, Morus peruvianus, Morus poolensis, Morus recentior, Morus reyanus, Morus serrator, Morus vagabundus

Type specimen: Brodkorb 148, a limb element (left coracoid). Its type locality is American Agricultural Chemical Company, Brodkorb Locality 2, which is in a Barstovian coastal sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore