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Pachyptila Illiger 1811 (petrel)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes - Procellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39699

Synonym: Prion Lacepede 1801 [replaced name] (taxon 369462)

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

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

Sister taxa: Ardenna, Argyrodyptes, Bulweria, Calonectris, Daption, Eopuffinus, Fulmarinae, Fulmarus, Halobaena, Hydrornis, Macronectes, Oestrelata, Pachyptilinae, Pagodroma, Pelecanoides, Procellaria, Procellariinae, Pseudobulweria, Pterodroma, Pterodromoides, Puffinus, Thalassoica

Subtaxa: Pachyptila desolata, Pachyptila salax, Pachyptila salvini, Pachyptila turtur, Pachyptila vittata

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore