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Oceanodroma hubbsi Miller 1951 (bird)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 137215

Full reference: L. Miller. 1951. A Miocene petrel from California. Condor 53(2):78-80

Belongs to Oceanodroma according to L. Miller 1951

Sister taxa: Oceanodroma castro, Oceanodroma homochroa, Oceanodroma leucorhoa, Oceanodroma monorhis

Type specimen: No. 39979 Mus. Paleo. Univ. Calif., a partial skeleton (skull, vertebrae, pelvis, and left leg). Its type locality is South of Capistrano Beach, which is in a Miocene offshore shale in the Capistrano Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore