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Megapodius amissus Worthy 2000

PaleoDB taxon number: 372923

Full reference: T. H. Worthy. 2000. The fossil megapodes (Aves: Megapodiidae) of Fiji with descriptions of a new genus and two new species. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 30:337-364

Belongs to Megapodius according to T. H. Worthy 2000

Sister taxa: Megapodius alimentum, Megapodius eremita, Megapodius laperouse, Megapodius layardi, Megapodius molistructor, Megapodius pritchardii

Type specimen: MNZ S37468, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Udit Tomo cave, Wainibuku, Viti Levu, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Fiji.