PaleoDB taxon number: 333914
Full reference: T. H. Worthy, S. J. Hand, J. P. Worthy, A. J. D. Tennyson, and R. P. Scofield. 2009. A Large Fruit Pigeon (Columbidae) from the Early Miocene of New Zealand. The Auk 126(3):649-656
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: NMNZ S.51259, a set of postcrania (Coracoid). Its type locality is Manuherikia River site, Saint Bathans, Home Hills Station, HH1a, which is in an Altonian lacustrine - large sandstone/claystone in the Bannockburn Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore