Caracara prelutosa


Species Authority
Howard, 1938
Polyborus prelutosus Howard, 1938; Caracara cheriway prelutosus Howard, 1938
Common Name
Early caracara, Rancho La Brea caracara
New Mexico, USA
Last Record
Late Pleistocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
Taxonomic Notes
[b]Holotype:[/b] SBMNH 191 (fragment of right ramus)
[b]Type locality:[/b] "an unknown layer in late Pleistocene sands at the east end of Cuyler Harbor [Channel Islands, California]."
[b]Referred material:[/b]
SBMNH 425 (fragment of left ramus)
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Casto, S. D. (2002). Extinct and extirpated birds of Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 35: 17-24.
Harris, Arthur H. (1993). [url=https://econtent.unm.edu/utils/getfile/collection/bulletins/id/1197/filename/2593.pdf]Quaternary vertebrates of New Mexico, pp. 179-197[/url]. In: Vertebrate Paleontology in New Mexico, New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 2:i-vii, 1-338.
Hertel, Fritz. (1995). [url=https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/auk/v112n04/p0890-p0903.pdf]Ecomorphological indicators of feeding behavior in recent and fossil raptors[/url]. The Auk 112(4): 890-903.
Howard, Hildegarde. (1971). [url=https://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Condor/files/issues/v073n02/p0237-p0240.pdf]Quaternary avian remains from Dark Canyon Cave, New Mexico[/url]. Condor 73: 237–240.