Moa

Description
The sub-fossil bones of this extinct bird were collected by Captain W Setten of Exmouth. Between 1877-87 he commanded ‘Pleiades’ which was a ship involved with New Zealand emigrant trade. It sailed roughly once a year with a one way journey taking about 95 days. we do not know to which species of moa these bones belonged. These bones are rib fragments.
Accession Loan No.
B2643
Simple Name
fossil: bird
Full Name
Dinornis sp.: DINORNITHIDAE: moa: two fragments of ribs
Collection Country
New Zealand
Common Name
moa
Family
DINORNITHIDAE
Genus
Dinornis
Species
sp. non det.
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Collection Class
Birds
Collection Contintent
Oceania
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:48
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:03

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