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Eopuffinus kazachstanensis Nessov 1986 (petrel)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203030

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1986. Pervaya nakhodka pozdnemelovoy ptitsy-ikhtiornisa v starom svete i nekotorye drugie kosti ptits iz Mela i Paleogena spedney Azii [The first record of the Late Cretaceous bird Ichthyornis in the Old World and some other bird bones from the Cretaceous and Paleogene of Central Asia]. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 147:31-38

Belongs to Eopuffinus according to L. A. Nessov 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PO 3439. Its type locality is Zhylga 1a, which is in a Paleocene marine sandstone in Kazakhstan.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore