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Two new bird genera from the Pleistocene of Mexico

Miller, Loye Holmes

Two new bird genera from the Pleistocene of Mexico

by Miller, Loye Holmes

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds, Fossil,
    • Paleontology -- Mexico,
    • Paleontology -- Pleistocene

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Loye Miller.
      SeriesUniversity of California publications in zoology,, v. 47, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .C15 vol. 47, no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43-46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL183287M
      LC Control Numbera 42001562
      OCLC/WorldCa3006021

        Steve N. G. Howell, coauthor of the widely acclaimed A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America, has selected over sites where birders may see more than species, including virtually all of the endemics and regional specialties. Useful for both the business traveler in Mexico City with only a morning to spare and the Reviews: Scarbrough () identified fossil teeth of Z. hudsonius from Bat Cave, Plains of San Augustin (=Agustín) in south-western New Mexico that date to the early Holocene (approximately y bp.

      Instituto National de Antropologiia e Historia, Mexico Abstract. We report 90 bird bones representing 18 species from recent excavations at San Josecito Gave, Nuevo Le6n, Mexico. The new material increases the avifauna of this rich late Pleistocene locality from 52 to 62 species. Eight of the 10 newly recorded taxa are. Los Detectivos Salvajes is an urban odyssey set in the sprawl of Mexico City. Written by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño, the novel won the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize and is counted among his most successful novels, along with the posthumously published The novel follows a year-old poet as he navigates the vastness of Mexico City and becomes embroiled in the.

      Two new genera of late Pleistocene Mimosoideae from Argentina are described. The fossils were recovered from the Arroyo Feliciano Formation in the upper Río Gualeguay Basin, eastern Argentina. The anatomical features suggest a relationship with Cylicodiscus Harms for the first one and Abarema Pittier and Hydrochorea Barneby and J.W. Grimes for the second. Cylicodiscuxylon paragabunensis gen. Two new plankton-eating fossil fish species of the genus called Rhinconichthys have been discovered from the oceans of the Cretaceous Period, about 92 million .


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Two new bird genera from the Pleistocene of Mexico by Miller, Loye Holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

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