PACHYPTILA

(Procellariidae; Ϯ Broad-billed Prion P. vittata) Gr. παχυς pakhus  dense, thick; πτιλον ptilon  feather, plumage; "GENUS 132.. PACHYPTILA (παχυς densus  πτιλον pluma) (Flaumtaucher Germ.)  Rostrum mediocre, latum, rectum, depressum, maxillae parte culminali, paratonis, dertro distinctis, dertro uncinato, mandibulae myxa compressa apice trnncata [sic]. Tomia externa acuta integerrima, interna pectinata.  Nares versus basin positae, tubulosae, distinctae, tubulo brevi aut perpendiculari aut obliquo, antrorsum et sursum patentes.  Lingua crassa, carnosa, conica.  Alae elongatae. Ptilosis plumis duplicatis.  Pedes breves, aversi, congrui, palmati, tridactyli et ungue hallucari.  Ungues falculares, concavi, hallucaris conicus.  Tarsus digito medio aliquantum brevior.  Tarsotheca granulata.   Species: Procellaria vittata, caerulea Lin Gmel." (Illiger 1811); "Pachyptila Illiger, 1811, Prodromus Syst. Mammalium Avium, p. 274. Type, by subsequent designation (Selby, 1840, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Types Class Aves, p. 49), Procellaria forsteri Latham = Procellaria vittata G. Forster." (Jouanin & Mougin in Peters 1979, 1, 2nd ed., 79). 
Synon. Attaprion, Fulmariprion, Heteroprion, Priamphus, Prion, Pseudoprion, Salviprion.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 12 December 2018).