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The extinct California Turkey, Meleagris californica, from Rancho La Brea: comparative osteology and systematics

@inproceedings{Bochenski2006TheEC,
  title={The extinct California Turkey, Meleagris californica, from Rancho La Brea: comparative osteology and systematics},
  author={Z. Bochenski and K. Campbell},
  year={2006}
}
An extensive study of the comparative osteology of turkeys (Aves: Meleagrididae) confirms the validity of the extinct California Turkey, Meleagris californica. The study included all major and many minor skeletal elements of adult specimens of M. californica, best known from the asphalt deposits at Rancho La Brea, California, and both species of extant turkeys: Meleagris gallopavo and Meleagris ocellata. The study also confirmed that M. californica is more closely related to M. gallopavo than… Expand
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