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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 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