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Heracles inexpectatus Worthy et al. 2019

PaleoDB taxon number: 392882

Full reference: T. H. Worthy, S. J. Hand, M. Archer, R. P. Scofield, and V. L. De Pietri. 2019. Evidence for a giant parrot from the Early Miocene of New Zealand. Biology Letters 15:20190467

Belongs to Heracles according to T. H. Worthy et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMNZ S.51083, a limb element (partial left tibiotarsus). Its type locality is Home Hills Station, which is in a Miocene terrestrial conglomerate in the Bannockburn Formation of New Zealand.