PaleoDB taxon number: 137215
Full reference: L. Miller. 1951. A Miocene petrel from California. Condor 53(2):78-80
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