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Osteology and paleontology of the passerine birds of the Reddick, Florida, Pleistocene ( FGS: Bulletin 44 ).

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Date Issued:
1964
Abstract:
The order Passeriformes (perching birds) includes over half of the 8,650 species of birds known in the world today, little is known about their fossil record. Only 32 extinct passerine species have been described, as compared with 801 extinct non-passerine forms.
Title: Osteology and paleontology of the passerine birds of the Reddick, Florida, Pleistocene ( FGS: Bulletin 44 ).
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Name(s): Hamon, J. Hill 1931-.
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1964
Publisher: Published for the Florida Geological Survey
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Language(s): eng
Abstract: The order Passeriformes (perching birds) includes over half of the 8,650 species of birds known in the world today, little is known about their fossil record. Only 32 extinct passerine species have been described, as compared with 801 extinct non-passerine forms.
Scope and content: Contents: Descriptive osteology -- Photograph of humerus of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of distal end of humerus of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of ulna of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of carpometacarpus of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of coracoid of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of femur of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of tibiotarsus of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Photograph of tarsometatarsus of Corvus brachyrhynchos -- Family Tyrannidae -- Family Hirundinidae -- Family Corvidae -- Family Sittidae -- Family Troglodytidae. Family Mimidae -- Family Turdidae -- Family Laniidae -- Family Parulidae -- Family Icteridae -- Family Thraupidae -- Family Fringillidae --The Reddick fossil locality -- Aerial photograph of the Reddick, Florida, area --Map of the Reddick fossil locality --Stratigraphic section at Reddick, Florida -- Map of the main fossil-bearing quarry -- Systematic paleontology -- Photograph of elements of Pandanaris floridana -- Measurement of elements of Pandanaris floridana -- Discussion --Map of present distribution of northern and southern elements of the Reddick Fauna -- Extinction ratios of Pleistocene sites.
Identifier: 916084 (digitool), UF00000244_00001 (IID), uf:75263 (fedora)
Note(s): Florida Geological Survey Bulletin
Issued also as thesis, University of Florida.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210).
Electronic reproduction. Gainesville, Fla. : University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, 2009. (University of Florida Digital Collections) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software.
University of Florida.
Subject(s): Florida Geological Survey
Birds, Fossil
Paleontology -- Florida -- Reddick
Passeriformes
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