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Noun1.Procellariidae - petrels; fulmars; shearwaters;
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
petrel - relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
genus Procellaria, Procellaria - type genus of the Procellariidae
genus Puffinus, Puffinus - shearwaters
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2004): the Cellana limpet shell (Beta-216273), and a procellariid bone (Beta-190114) since this seabird was presumably subsisting on a marine diet.
Additional keywords: phosphorus, nitrogen, nitrogen-15, carbon-13, cadmium, procellariid.
The BLH trees placed the fulmarine (Daption capense) in a clade with the albatrosses (Diomedea epomophora and Diomedea bulleri), whereas the molecular trees placed it with the procellariid petrels.