Giant moa

Description
Toe bones of the giant moa. From the collection of Dr John Teschemaker of Exmouth. Donated in 1869.
Accession Loan No.
B2573
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
giant moa
Simple Name
fossil: bird, moa
Full Name
Dinornis giganteus (Owen): DINORNITHIDAE: giant moa: first phalanges
Geology Period
Pleistocene 1.8 – 10,000
Family Group

Collection Country
New Zealand
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
DINORNITHIDAE
Genus
Dinornis
Species
giganteus

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