The last terror birds (Aves, Phorusrhacidae): new evidence from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay

@article{Jones2017TheLT,
  title={The last terror birds (Aves, Phorusrhacidae): new evidence from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay},
  author={Washington W. Jones and Andr{\'e}s Rinderknecht and Herculano Alvarenga and Felipe Montenegro and Martı́n Ubilla},
  journal={PalZ},
  year={2017},
  volume={92},
  pages={365-372}
}
AbstractWe report new fossil evidence of terror bird survival until the end of the Pleistocene in Uruguay. The new specimens comprise the distal portion of right tarsometatarsus and a left humerus; the latter is assigned to the genus Psilopterus. The sedimentary context of the remains yields a characteristic Pleistocene mammalian association along with numerical age dating giving an undoubted late Pleistocene age (OSL 96,040 ± 6300 years). We also revise and discuss the systematic placement of… 

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