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New occurrences of extinct meiolaniid turtles in New Caledonia. American Museum novitates ; no. 2800

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dc.contributor.author Gaffney, Eugene S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Balouet, Jean Christophe. en_US
dc.contributor.author Broin, France de. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T18:12:42Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T18:12:42Z
dc.date.issued 1984 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5273
dc.description 6 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 5-6). en_US
dc.description.abstract "Two posterior cervical vertebrae found in new localities in New Caledonia have derived features of the extinct cryptodiran family Meiolaniidae. One cervical is from Pindai Cave, Nepoui Peninsula, and is associated with Holocene fossils and charcoal dated at 1720 [plus or minus] 70 years BP, whereas the other cervical is from Tiga Island with a probable late Pleistocene age"--P. [1]. en_US
dc.format.extent 945046 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2800 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.2800, 1984 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Meiolaniidae -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Turtles, Fossil -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Reptiles, Fossil -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Holocene -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Pleistocene -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- New Caledonia. en_US
dc.title New occurrences of extinct meiolaniid turtles in New Caledonia. American Museum novitates ; no. 2800 en_US
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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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