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
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
South Island giant moa
Simple Name
fossil: bird, moa, leg bone
Full Name
Dinornis robustus (Owen): DINORNITHIDAE: giant moa: right tibia
Dimensions
whole length 840 mm
Geology Period
Pleistocene 1.8 – 10,000
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Dr Teschemaker
Collection Parish
Otapago
Collection Town
Otago
Collection County
South Island
Collection Country
New Zealand
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
DINORNITHIDAE
Genus
Dinornis
Species
robustus

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