Neogene Birds of South America

  • Claudia P. Tambussi
  • Federico J. Degrange
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)


The continental vertebrate collection of the Santa Cruz Formation (Late-early Miocene) is known worldwide by its abundance and diversity. With regard to the bird fossil record, the taxonomical and morphological diversity is also really high. The initial collection was largely made by Carlos Ameghino by the end of the nineteenth century and the remains were studied and nominated by his brother, Florentino Ameghino.


Late Miocene Distal Fragment Buenos Aires Province Pampean Region Terrestrial Bird 
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  1. 1.División Paleontología VertebradosMuseo de La PlataLa PlataArgentina
  2. 2.CICTERRA/CONICET-UNCCórdobaArgentina

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