Fossil records for the family Boobies

Sula tasmani
van Tets, Meredith, Fullagar & Davidson   1988
Holocene of Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Islands, off e Australia
Primary materials: Holotypes: partial skeleton with maxilla, cranium, mandibula, quadratum, cervical and thoracal vertebrae, sternum, ulna, carpometacarpus
Secondary materials: Paratypes: partial juvenile skeleton with maxilla, cranium, mandibula, quadratum, cervical and thoracal vertebrae, ribben, sternum, pelvis, coraco´d, scapula, humerus, radius, ulna, carpometacarpus, phalanges, femur, tibiotarsus, fibula, tarsometatarsus, pedal phalanges

Gerard F. Van Tets, Charles W. Meredith, Peter J. Fullagar & Peter M. Davidson,
Osteological differences between Sula and Morus, and a description of an extinct new species of Sula from Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, Tasman Sea
Notornis 35 (1988): 35-57


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