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genus

Puffinus Brisson, 1760

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Procellariiformes - tubenoses »  family Procellariidae - petrels and shearwaters

Scientific synonyms

Alphapuffinus Mathews, 1914
Ardenna Reichenbach, 1853
Cinathisma Hull, 1916
Cymotomus W. Macgillivray, 1842
Hemipuffinus Iredale, 1913
Nectris Kuhl, 1820
Neonectris Mathews, 1913
Paranectris Iredale, 1930
Reinholdia Mathews, 1912
Rhipornis Billberg, 1828

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Included taxa

Number of records: 33

species Puffinus assimilis Gould, 1838 - Little Shearwater
species Puffinus auricularis C. H. Townsend, 1890 - Newell's Townsend's Shearwater
species Puffinus bailloni (Bonaparte, 1857)
species Puffinus bannermani Mathews & Iredale, 1915 - Bannerman's Shearwater
species Puffinus baroli (Bonaparte, 1857) - Barolo Shearwater
species Puffinus bryani Pyle, Welch & Fleischer, 2011
species Puffinus bulleri Salvin, 1888 - Buller's Shearwater
species Puffinus carneipes Gould, 1844 - Flesh-footed Shearwater
species Puffinus conradi (Marsh, 1870)
species Puffinus creatopus Coues, 1864 - Pink-footed Shearwater
species Puffinus felthami Howard, 1949
species Puffinus gavia (J. R. Forster, 1844) - Fluttering Shearwater
species Puffinus gravis (O'Reilly, 1818) - Great Shearwater
species Puffinus griseus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Sooty Shearwater

Puffinus griseus - Sooty Shearwater

species Puffinus heinrothi Reichenow, 1919 - Heinroth's Shearwater
species Puffinus huttoni Mathews, 1912 - Hutton's Shearwater
species Puffinus kanakoffi (Howard, 1949)
species Puffinus lherminieri Lesson, 1839 - Audubon's Shearwater
species Puffinus mauretanicus Lowe, 1921 - Balearic Shearwater
species Puffinus micraulax Brodkorb, 1963
species Puffinus nativitatis Streets, 1877 - Christmas Island Shearwater
species Puffinus nestori Alcover, 1989
species Puffinus newelli Henshaw, 1900 - Newell's Shearwater
species Puffinus opisthomelas Coues, 1864 - Black-vented Shearwater
species Puffinus pacificoides (Olson, 1975)
species Puffinus pacificus (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Wedge-tailed Shearwater

Puffinus pacificus - Wedge-tailed Shearwater

species Puffinus parvus Shufeldt, 1916
species Puffinus persicus Hume, 1872 - Persian Shearwater
species Puffinus puffinus (Brünnich, 1764) - Manx Shearwater
species Puffinus raemdonckii (Beneden, 1871)
species Puffinus tedfordi Howard, 1971
species Puffinus tenuirostris (Temminck, 1835) - Short-tailed Shearwater

Puffinus tenuirostris - Short-tailed Shearwater

species Puffinus yelkouan (Acerbi, 1827) - Mediterranean Shearwater

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [6287591f-f28e-4f12-ab0e-26c7a080a58f]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Puffinus Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [85a4c2f8-6b65-4729-83ff-76544350334a]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ardenna Reichenbach, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Puffinus Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Ardenna Reichenbach, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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