Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae


Phoebastria immutabilis - Laysan Albatross

Phoebastria immutabilis - Laysan Albatross

Author: Tuttle, Stephen

Oceanodroma furcata - Fork-tailed Storm-petrel

Oceanodroma furcata - Fork-tailed Storm-petrel

Author: Schlawe, C

Phoebastria nigripes - Black-footed Albatross

Phoebastria nigripes - Black-footed Albatross

Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Procellariiformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Procellariiformes


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

family Diomedeidae Gray, 1840 - albatrosses
family Procellariidae Leach, 1820 - petrels and shearwaters
family Hydrobatidae Mathews, 1913 - storm petrels
family Oceanitidae Forbes, 1882

Fossil taxa

family Diomedeoididae Fischer, 1985
family Lonchodytidae Brodkorb, 1963
family Tytthostonychidae Olson & Parris, 1987
genus Manu Marples, 1946 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3a78b415-0c84-4810-9235-1cc086cc1e3d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Procellariiformes]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Procellariiformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Procellariiformes]

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon