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Manx or Levantine Shearwater

Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan or mauretanicus] (= Puffinus puffinus) (Brünnich, 1764)

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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 American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.)
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
Manx Shearwater
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [puffinus, yelkouan or mauretanicus] Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
 
 
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus puffinus  
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus puffinus puffinus
 
Puffinus puffinus puffinus
 
 
 
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus [yelkouan or mauretanicus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus yelkouan  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus mauretanicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [auricularis or newelli, excl. myrtae]  
 
 
 
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
 
 
Puffinus [auricularis or newelli]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus auricularis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus auricularis
Townsend's Shearwater
Puffinus [newelli or myrtae]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus newelli  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus newelli
Newell's Shearwater
* Puffinus myrtae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus opisthomelas  
 
 
 
Puffinus opisthomelas
Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus opisthomelas
 
Puffinus opisthomelas
Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
Black-vented Shearwater
Puffinus opisthomelas
Black-vented Shearwater
* 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 auduboni
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus auduboni
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
 
 
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris or bannermani]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni or subalaris]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [lherminieri or bailloni]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus lherminieri  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus lherminieri lherminieri  
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus lherminieri 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 subalaris
Galapagos Shearwater
Puffinus [lherminieri, baroli or boydi]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, subalaris or persicus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [lherminieri, bailloni, bannermani or persicus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus lherminieri
Audubon's Shearwater
Puffinus [assimilis, boydi or baroli]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus assimilis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis [assimilis]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis [assimilis, kermadecensis or haurakiensis]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis assimilis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis tunneyi  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis kermadecensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis haurakiensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis [elegans or tunneyi]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis elegans  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis elegans (elegans)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Puffinus assimilis elegans (mundae)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Puffinus assimilis elegans (kempi)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [baroli or boydi]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus baroli  
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis barolii
 
Puffinus assimilis baroli
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus baroli
Barolo Shearwater
* Puffinus boydi  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus boydi (parvus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus [assimilis, baroli or boydi, incl. myrtae]  
 
 
 
Puffinus assimilis
Allied Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
Allied Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
Little Shearwater
Puffinus assimilis
Little Shearwater
 
 
* Puffinus persicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus persicus persicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Puffinus persicus temptator  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus bannermani  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Puffinus heinrothi  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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