Pelecanus halieus

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Pelecanus halieus
Temporal range: Late Pliocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Pelecanidae
Genus: Pelecanus
Species: P. halieus
Binomial name
Pelecanus halieus
Wetmore, 1933[1]

Pelecanus halieus is a small fossil pelican described by Alexander Wetmore from material found in Late Pliocene deposits at Hagerman, Idaho.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wetmore, A. (1933). "Pliocene bird remains from Idaho". Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 87 (20): 1–12. 
  2. ^ Miller, Loye (1944). "Some Pliocene birds from Oregon and Idaho". The Condor. 46: 25–32. doi:10.2307/1364248.