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Fratercula dowi Guthrie et al. 2000 (puffin)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 206173

Full reference: D. A. Guthrie, H. W. Thomas, and G. L. Kennedy. 2000. An extinct Late Pleistocene Puffin from the Southern California Channel Islands. (Aves: Alcidae). Proceedings of a Fifth California Islands Symposium 525-530

Belongs to Fratercula according to D. A. Guthrie et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Fratercula arctica, Fratercula cirrhata, Fratercula corniculata

Type specimen: LACM 127813, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is LACM 5541, which is in a Pleistocene eolian horizon in California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore