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First record of avian fossils from the Eocene of California

Hildegarde Howard
First record of avian fossils from the Eocene of California
Journal of Paleontology (1965) 39 (3): 350-354

Abstract

The recovery of two avian bones from the Eocene of San Diego, California marks the first recording of bird life in California prior to the Miocene. A new species Protostrix californiensis (Order Strigiformes) is described, and the Order Gruiformes tentatively recorded.


ISSN: 0022-3360
EISSN: 1937-2337
Coden: JPALAZ
Serial Title: Journal of Paleontology
Serial Volume: 39
Serial Issue: 3
Title: First record of avian fossils from the Eocene of California
Author(s): Howard, Hildegarde
Pages: 350-354
Published: 1965
Text Language: English
Publisher: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1965-018935
Categories: Vertebrate paleontology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
N32°45'00" - N32°45'00", W117°10'00" - W117°10'00"
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1965
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