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http://palaeo-electronica.org/content/fc-4 Smith, 2015
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Remains of Alca aff. torda from the “Little Cove Point Beds” of the St. Mary’s Formation in Virginia, USA are the earliest records of Alca. The St. Mary's Fm. has been interpreted as Tortonian (11.62-7.246 Ma) in age on the basis of biostratigraphic correlation (de Verteuil and Norris, 1996). The earliest records of Pinguinus are from the Early Pliocene (4.4 Ma) of North Carolina (Olson and Rasmussen, 2001; Smith and Clarke, 2011).
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Alca and Pinguinus have been recovered as sister taxa in the results of analyses of morphological and molecular sequence data (Strauch 1985, Chandler 1990a; Moum et al. 2002; Baker et al. 2007; Pereira and Baker 2008; Smith and Clarke, 2011).
Smith, N. A. and J. A. Clarke. 2011. An alphataxonomic revision of extinct and extant razorbills (Aves, Alcidae): a combined morphometric and phylogenetic approach. Ornithological Monographs 72:1-61.
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