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Townsend's Shearwater

Puffinus auricularis Townsend, CH, 1890

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept         
Puffinus [puffinus or lherminieri]  
Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan, mauretanicus, opisthomelas, auricularis, newelli or gavia]  
Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan, mauretanicus, opisthomelas, auricularis or newelli]  
Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan, mauretanicus or opisthomelas]  
Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan or mauretanicus]  
* Puffinus puffinus  
Puffinus puffinus puffinus  
Puffinus puffinus canariensis  
Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus]  
* Puffinus yelkouan  
* Puffinus mauretanicus  
Puffinus [auricularis or newelli, excl. myrtae]  
Puffinus [auricularis or newelli]  
* Puffinus auricularis  
Puffinus [newelli or myrtae]  
* Puffinus newelli  
* Puffinus myrtae  
* Puffinus opisthomelas  
* Puffinus gavia  
Puffinus gavia (gavia)  
[Puffinus gavia (byroni)]  
[Puffinus gavia (montaguei)]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris, bannermani, persicus, heinrothi or assimilis]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris, bannermani, persicus or heinrothi]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris, bannermani or persicus]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris or bannermani]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni or subalaris]  
Puffinus [lherminieri or bailloni]  
* Puffinus lherminieri  
Puffinus lherminieri lherminieri  
Puffinus lherminieri loyemilleri  
Puffinus [bailloni, persicus or bannermani]  
Puffinus [bailloni or persicus]  
* Puffinus bailloni  
Puffinus bailloni bailloni  
Puffinus bailloni bailloni (bailloni)  
[Puffinus bailloni bailloni (atrodorsalis)]  
Puffinus bailloni [dichrous]  
Puffinus bailloni [dichrous or polynesiae]  
Puffinus bailloni dichrous  
Puffinus bailloni polynesiae  
Puffinus bailloni [nicolae or colstoni]  
Puffinus bailloni nicolae  
Puffinus bailloni colstoni  
Puffinus bailloni gunax  
Puffinus bailloni gunax (gunax)  
[Puffinus bailloni gunax (nugax)]  
Puffinus [bailloni or bannermanni]  
* Puffinus subalaris  
Puffinus [lherminieri, baroli or boydi]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris or persicus]  
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, bannermani or persicus]  
Puffinus [assimilis, elegans, boydi or baroli]  
Puffinus [assimilis or elegans]  
* Puffinus assimilis  
Puffinus assimilis [assimilis, kermadecensis or haurakiensis]  
Puffinus assimilis assimilis  
Puffinus assimilis tunneyi  
Puffinus assimilis kermadecensis  
Puffinus assimilis haurakiensis  
Puffinus elegans [incl. tunneyi]  
* Puffinus elegans  
Puffinus elegans (elegans)  
[Puffinus elegans (mundae)]  
[Puffinus elegans (kempi)]  
Puffinus [baroli or boydi]  
* Puffinus baroli  
* Puffinus boydi  
Puffinus boydi (parvus)  
Puffinus [assimilis, baroli or boydi, incl. myrtae]  
* Puffinus persicus  
Puffinus persicus persicus  
Puffinus persicus temptator  
* Puffinus bannermani  
* Puffinus heinrothi  

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