Irvines Tomo (Pleistocene to of New Zealand)

Where: New Zealand (40.9° S, 172.8° E: paleocoordinates 40.9° S, 172.8° E)

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene to Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: T. H. Worthy and R. N. Holdaway. 1994. Quaternary fossil faunas from caves in Takaka Valley and on Takaka Hill, northwest Nelson, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 24(3):297-391 [M. Uhen/M. Nelson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 182828: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Margot Nelson on 25.11.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Psittaciformes - Strigopidae
"Strigops habroptilus" = Strigops habroptila
"Strigops habroptilus" = Strigops habroptila Gray 1845 kakapo
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Gallirallus australis Sparrman 1786 weka
 Apterygiformes - Apterygidae
Apteryx sp. Huxley 1867 kiwi
 Dinornithiformes - Emeidae
Euryapteryx geranoides Owen 1848 Mantell's moa
 Dinornithiformes - Dinornithidae