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2 edition of review of the pre-Pliocene penguins of New Zealand. found in the catalog.

review of the pre-Pliocene penguins of New Zealand.

George Gaylord Simpson

review of the pre-Pliocene penguins of New Zealand.

by George Gaylord Simpson

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Penguins, Fossil.,
    • Paleontology -- Tertiary.,
    • Paleontology -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 376-378.

      SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 144, article 5, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History ;, v. 144, article 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 144, art. 5, QE872.S4 .A4 vol. 144, art. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination321-378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5294728M
      LC Control Number72027726

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Review of the pre-Pliocene penguins of New Zealand by George Gaylord Simpson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pre-Pliocene penguins have been found in New Zealand at ten localities or collecting areas. The generically unidentifiable specimen from Gore Bay, previously considered to be from the early Eocene and the oldest known penguin, is in fact Oligocene or early Miocene in age.

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