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The Anatomical Record (Volume 14) (Paperback): Charles Russell Bardeen
The Anatomical Record (Volume 14) (Paperback): Charles Russell Bardeen

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The Anatomical Record (Volume 14) (Paperback)

Charles Russell Bardeen

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: MED/5; JUL29 1H1? morphology of the Megapodiidae, and other matters related to them, that it does not tend in any way to disturb the views set forth by many previous writers with respect to their taxonomy. Indeed, it confirms a fact long ago announced by me, that is, what I pointed out as early as 1904 in the American Naturalist to the effect that the mound birds (Megapodiidae) belong in the suborder Gallinse (Family I.) next above the Cracidae in a linear arrangement; and should the monograph from which these brief notes are abstracted settle this point, or even assist in settling it for all time, I shall certainly feel that my labor upon it has not been entirely devoid of useful results. 48. The skeleton in the 'Kea parrot' of New Zealand (Nestor notabilis) . R. W. Shufeldt, Washington, D. C. This paper presents a complete account of the skeleton of this remarkable bird, and is illustrated by sixteen figures on seven plates. No part of this work has ever appeared before and no full account of the 'Kea' has heretofore been published. During the summer of 1917, the Department of Tourist and Health Resorts, New Zealand Government, presented to the National Zoological Park, at Washington, D. C., nine adult specimens of this famous 'Kea parrot' (Nestor notabilis). When the shipment arrived at the park, August 31, 1917, one bird was found dead in the crate and was transferred to the National Museum to be prepared as a skeletal accession to the collection. It is the description of this skeleton which forms the subject matter of the present paper. It has for its object the shedding of additional light upon what has already been set forth in literature by previous authors on the taxonomy of the genus Nestor or the place of that genus in the system. By avian systematists...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Charles Russell Bardeen
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 306
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-61891-5
Barcode: 9780217618915
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-61891-X

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