Earliest Gondwanan Bird from the Cretaceous of Southeastern Australia

  title={Earliest Gondwanan Bird from the Cretaceous of Southeastern Australia},
  author={Roger A. Close and Pat Vickers-Rich and Peter W. Trusler and Luis M Chiappe and Jingmai K. O’Connor and Thomas H. V. Rich and Lesley Kool and Patricia Komarower},
Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd, LosAngeles 90007, U.S.A.Our knowledge of Mesozoic bird evolution in Laurasia hasadvanced rapidly in recent years, fuelled by discoveries at richsites inChinaandSpain.TheavianGondwananrecord,however,remains sparse, and almost exclusively restricted to the LateCretaceous (Chiappe, 1996; Dalla Vecchia and Chiappe, 2002).In fact, only a handful of sites in eastern Australia have producedosteological remains dating from the Early… Expand
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