A New Genus and Two New Species of Gigantic Plotopteridae from Japan

  • AVES PELECANIFORMES
  • Published 2008

Abstract

The Pkitopleiidac are wing-propelled, penguin-like diving hirds of the order Pelecaniformes found in mid-Tertiary deposits of the North Pacilic. Much new material representing u consideruble radiation of genera ¡tnd species has been discovered in Japan since the basic adaptations and characters of the family were revealed. A new genus and speciei… (More)

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