Historia naturalis bulgarica

Quick volume navigation selector


Date published: 4 December 2018

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License

Article in *.PDF licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Where am I? > Home > Articles > Volume 32

A specimen of little bush moa Anomalopteryx didiformis (Owen, 1844), Emeidae Bonaparte, 1854 from the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia


Boev, Zlatozar

2018 — volume 32 — pages 3—5 — [PDF]

Abstract: A complete right tarsometatarsus from an unknown site of New Zealand was identified as little bush moa (Anomalopteryx didiformis (Owen, 1844)), possibly an adult male individual.

Keywords: Dinornithiformes, moa, Anomalopteryx didiformis, extinct birds, New Zealand


References [9]

Boev Z. 2005 Fossil birds in the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia: composition, development and scientific value. Zoologische Mededelingen 79—3 (4): 35—44.
Cracraft J. 1976 The Species of Moas (Aves: Dinornithidae). In: Olson S. (ed.) Collected Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring the 90th Birthday of Alexander Wetmore. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. Smithsonian Institution Press Washington 189—205.
Cracraft J. 1980 Moas and the Maori. Unraveling the evolution and extinction of a large, flightless bird. Natural History 89 (10): 28—36.
Day D. 1981 The Giants. In: The Doomsday Book of Animals. Studio Book. The Viking Press New York 19—25.
Worthy T. 1988 An illustrated key to the main leg bones of Moas (Aves: Dinornithiformes). National Museum of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series 17: 1—37.
Worthy T. 1997 What was on the Menu? Avian Extinction in New Zealand. New Zealand. Journal of Archaeology 19: 125—160.
Worthy T., Edwards A., Millener P. 1991 The fossil record of moas (Aves: Dinornithiformes) older than the Otira (last) Glaciation. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 21 (2): 101—118.
Worthy T., Roscoe D. 2003 Takaka Fossil Cave — a stratified Late Glacial to Late Holocene deposit from Takaka Hill New Zealand. Tuhinga 14: 41—60.
Worthy T., Scofield R. 2012 Twenty-first century advances in knowledge of the biology of moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes): A new morphological analysis and moa diagnoses revised. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 39 (2): 87—153.