This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.
Puffinus bannermani, P. persicus (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) and P. subalaris (SACC 2005) are lumped with P. lherminieri following Brooke (2004).
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Puffinus lherminieri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.