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Phalacrocorax wetmorei Brodkorb 1955 (cormorant)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Phalacrocoracidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83381

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

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

Sister taxa: Phalacrocorax anatolicus, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Phalacrocorax auritus, Phalacrocorax bougainvillii, Phalacrocorax brasilianus, Phalacrocorax capensis, Phalacrocorax capillatus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Phalacrocorax carunculatus, Phalacrocorax chapalensis, Phalacrocorax featherstoni, Phalacrocorax femoralis, Phalacrocorax filyawi, Phalacrocorax goletensis, Phalacrocorax idahensis, Phalacrocorax intermedius, Phalacrocorax kennelli, Phalacrocorax leptopus, Phalacrocorax longipes, Phalacrocorax macer, Phalacrocorax macropus, Phalacrocorax marinavis, Phalacrocorax mediterraneus, Phalacrocorax mongoliensis, Phalacrocorax neglectus, Phalacrocorax novaezealandiae, Phalacrocorax pelagicus, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus, Phalacrocorax praecarbo, Phalacrocorax punctatus, Phalacrocorax purpurascens, Phalacrocorax reliquus, Phalacrocorax risgoviensis, Phalacrocorax rogersi, Phalacrocorax varius, Stictocarbo kumeyaay

Type specimen: Brodkorb 530, a limb element (right 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