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  • Morus peninsularis


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    • Proximal end of right ulna. Very well preserved with amazing quill knobs. 

       

       

      Brodkorb, Pierce 1955. The Avifauna of the Bone Valley Formation.

      Florida Geological Survey Report of Investigations, 14: 57 pages, 8 tables, 11 plates.

       

      S M I T H S O N I A N C O N T R I B U T I O N S TO P A L E O B I O L O G Y • NUMBER 90

      Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, III

      Clayton E. Ray and David J. Bohaska,Editors

      Storrs L. Olson and Pamela C. Rasmussen, 2001

      Miocene and Pliocene Birds from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina
       

    Taxonomy

    Gannet

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Aves
    Order: Pelicaniformes
    Family: Sulidae
    Genus: Morus
    Species: M. peninsularis
    Author Citation Brodkorb, 1955

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene
    International Age: Zanclean

    Stratigraphy

    Yorktown Formation
    Rushmere Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Don Rideout
    Date Collected: 05/08/2018
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 144.4mm
    Thickness: 6.9mm

    Location

    Tar River
    Edgecombe
    North Carolina
    United States

    Comments

    Proximal end of right ulna. Very well preserved with amazing quill knobs. 

     

     

    Brodkorb, Pierce 1955. The Avifauna of the Bone Valley Formation.

    Florida Geological Survey Report of Investigations, 14: 57 pages, 8 tables, 11 plates.

     

    S M I T H S O N I A N C O N T R I B U T I O N S TO P A L E O B I O L O G Y • NUMBER 90

    Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, III

    Clayton E. Ray and David J. Bohaska,Editors

    Storrs L. Olson and Pamela C. Rasmussen, 2001

    Miocene and Pliocene Birds from the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina
     



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    On 5/10/2018 at 6:31 PM, Fossildude19 said:

    Great find, Don!

    Nice addition to Collections, as well.

    Thanks Tim. 

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