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

Zlatozar Boev https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8049-7509

18 March 2020 · volume 41 · [issue 5] · pp. 33–39 · PDF [full text]

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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Boev Z. 2020 First European Neogene record of true pheasants from Gorna Sushitsa (SW Bulgaria). Historia naturalis bulgarica 41: 33–39.

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