Stem group galliform and stem group psittaciform birds (Aves, Galliformes, Paraortygidae, and Psittaciformes, family incertae sedis) from the Middle Eocene of Namibia

@article{MourerChauvir2015StemGG,
  title={Stem group galliform and stem group psittaciform birds (Aves, Galliformes, Paraortygidae, and Psittaciformes, family incertae sedis) from the Middle Eocene of Namibia},
  author={C{\'e}cile Mourer‐Chauvir{\'e} and Martin Pickford and Brigitte Senut},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
  year={2015},
  volume={156},
  pages={275 - 286}
}
The Middle Eocene locality of Eocliff, Namibia, has yielded a rich vertebrate fauna, including mainly mammals, but also a few bird remains. A coracoid and a scapula are ascribed to a new genus and a new species of galliform in the extinct family Paraortygidae. This family was so far known only from the Late Eocene and Early Oligocene of the northern hemisphere. A distal part of tarsometatarsus is ascribed to a new genus and a new species of psittaciform. This tarsometatarsus shows a trochlea… 

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