PaleoDB taxon number: 92185
Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1859. On a fossil bird and a fossil cetacean from New Zealand. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 15:670-677
Type specimen: BMNH A 1048, a limb element (tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Kakanui, which is in a Whaingaroan coastal limestone in the Ototara Limestone Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore