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New subclass of birds from the Cretaceous of South America
Current classification of birds recognizes three subclasses which are morphologically distinct: the Archaeornithes for Archaeopteryx, the Odontornithes for the Hesperornithiformes and theExpand
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SANDOWNIA HARRISI, A HIGHLY DERIVED TRIONYCHOID TURTLE (TESTUDINES: CRYPTODIRA) FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT, ENGLAND
Abstract Acid preparation, at the Natural History Museum, London, of a turtle skull and jaw presented to the Museum of Geology, Sandown, Isle of Wight, England, by R. W. Harris in 1931, has revealedExpand
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THE SKULL OF THE SOLEMYDID TURTLE HELOCHELYDRA NOPCSAI FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT (UK) AND A REVIEW OF SOLEMYDIDAE
A beautifully preserved skull from the Barremian Wessex Formation of the Isle of Wight, England, represents the first known skull of a European solemydid turtle and is referred to the taxonExpand
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New Records of Fossil ‘Waterbirds’ from the Miocene of Kenya
Abstract We present a number of new fossil records of “waterbirds” (encompassing several of the traditional living orders of birds) from three important Miocene deposits in western Kenya. These sitesExpand
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Birds of the British Upper Eocene
The fossil birds of the British Upper Eocene are re-examined, further species are described, and additional material referred to existing species. Seeley's Macrornis tanaupus appears to be non-avian.Expand
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Euenantiornithine birds from the late Cretaceous of El Brete (Argentina)
A taxonomic illustrated review of the Late Cretaceous fossil birds known from the Argentine locality of El Brete (Salta Province, Patagonia, Argentina) is presented here for the first time. AlthoughExpand
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A new shearwater from the pleistocene of the canary islands and its bearing on the evolution of certain puffinus shearwaters
An extinct species of fossil shearwater (Puffinus holei sp. nov.), referable to the subgenus Puffinus, is described from the sand dune complex of the Jandia Peninsula, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands.Expand
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Archaeopteryx Is Not a Forgery
Archaeopteryx lithographica might be regarded as the most important zoological species known, fossil or recent. Its importance lies not in that its transitional nature is unique—there are many suchExpand
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New records of fossil birds from the Pliocene of Kallo, Belgium
We present new records of fossil birds from the Pliocene deep marine deposits of the Kattendijk and Kallo Sands Formations of Belgium. Hitherto the only bird formally described from these deposits isExpand
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A NEW GENUS OF MIOCENE FLAMINGO FROM EAST AFRICA
Summary Rich, P. V. & Walker, C. A. 1983. A new genus of Miocene flamingo from East Africa. Ostrich 54:95-104. Study of fossil flamingo (Phoenicopteridae) remains from the Miocene of East AfricaExpand
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