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First European Neogene record of true pheasants from Gorna Sushitsa (SW Bulgaria)


Zlatozar Boev

2020 — volume 41 — pages 33—39 — [PDF]

Abstract: A late Miocene (Middle Turolian) ulna is described as a holotype of Phasianus bulgaricus sp. n.. This find is the first record of Neogene true pheasants in Europe.

Keywords: Gorna Sushitsa locality, Miocene avifauna, Neogene birds, pheasants, Sandanski Basin, Turolian


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