Cormacks (Eocene of New Zealand)

Also known as Taylor's Quarry

Where: South Island, New Zealand (45.1° S, 170.9° E: paleocoordinates 52.2° S, 170.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Runangan (36.0 - 34.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Primary reference: P. Brodkorb. 1963. Catalogue of fossil birds. Part 1 (Archaeopterygiformes through Ardeiformes). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 7(4):179-293 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 88071: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 31.03.2009

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Taxonomic list

 Sphenisciformes -
Pachydyptes ponderosus Oliver 1930 penguin