Dart River (Holocene of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (44.9° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.9° S, 168.4° E)

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: coprolite

Primary reference: J. R. Wood and J. M. Wilmshurst. 2014. Late Quaternary terrestrial vertebrate coprolites from New Zealand. Quaternary Science Reviews 98:33-44 [M. Uhen/M. Nelson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 182106: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margot Nelson on 10.10.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Dinornithiformes - Megalapterygidae
Megalapteryx didinus Lydekker 1891 bird
 Dinornithiformes - Emeidae
Pachyornis elephantopus Owen 1856 heavy-footed moa
 Dinornithiformes - Dinornithidae