Waipara River Mouth (Miocene of New Zealand)

Where: North Canterbury, New Zealand (43.2° S, 172.8° E: paleocoordinates 47.0° S, 178.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Waiauan (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: H. Howard. 1957. A gigantic "toothed" marine bird from the Miocene of California. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Department of Geology Bulletin 1:1-23 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 124695: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 21.02.2012

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Taxonomic list

Aves
 Ornithurae - Pelagornithidae
Pelagornis miocaenus Lartet 1857 bird