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Alca Linnaeus 1758 (auk)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39606

Synonym: Australca Brodkorb 1955 (taxon 39609)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Alcidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Aethiinae, Alcinae, Alle, Cepphus, Cerorhinca, Fratercula, Fraterculinae, Mancallinae, Miocepphus, Nautilornithinae, Petralcinae, Synthliboramphus, Uria

Subtaxa: Alca ausonia, Alca carolinensis, Alca grandis, Alca minor, Alca olsoni, Alca stewarti, Alca torda

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore