South Island giant moa

Description
Collected at Fenwick’s Run and donated to RAMM by Dr John Teschemaker’s family in 1869.
Accession Loan No.
B2560
Simple Name
fossil: bird, moa, leg bone
Full Name
Dinornis robustus (Owen): DINORNITHIDAE: giant moa: right tibia
Collector / Excavator
Dr Teschemaker
Collection Country
New Zealand
Geology Period
Pleistocene 1.8 – 10,000
Common Name
South Island giant moa
Family
DINORNITHIDAE
Genus
Dinornis
Species
robustus
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Collection Class
Birds
Collection Contintent
Oceania
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Parish
Otapago
Collection Town
Otago
Collection County
South Island
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 840 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:47
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:01

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