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Struthio coppensi
Temporal range: early Miocene Early Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Palaeognathae
Order: Struthioniformes
Family: Struthionidae
Genus: Struthio
Species: S. coppensi
Binomial name
Struthio coppensi
Mourer-Chauviré, Senut, Pickford, & Mein, 1996 Palaeo electronic

Struthio coppensi is an extinct species of ratite bird from the Miocene of Namibia. Leonard, L.M. et. al (2006)

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References

  • Leonard, Leona M.; Dyke, Gareth J.; Walker, Cyril A. (Aug 2006). "New specimens of a fossil ostrich from the Miocene of Kenya". Journal of African Earth Sciences 45 (4-5): 391–394. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2006.03.007.
  • Bibi, Faysal; Shabel, Alan B.; Kraatz, Brian P.; Stidham, Thomas A. (2006). "New Fossil Ratite (Aves: Palaeognathae) Eggshell Discoveries from the Late Miocene Baynunah Foramation of the United Arab Emirates, Arabian Peninsula" (PDF). Palaeontologia Electronica 9 (1). ISSN 1094-8074.


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