Presence of Pavo bravardi (Gervais, 1849) (Aves, Phasianidae) in the Ruscinian locality of Megalo Emvolon, Macedonia, Greece

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pp. 69-74
Natinal Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1, Tsar Osvoboditel blvd., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
University of Thessaloniki, Laboratory of Geology and Palaentology, 54006 Thessaloniki, Greece
Abstract: 

A left tibiotarsus of an adult individual of Pavo bravardi is described. The find comes from the 7th site of this species of the world and the 2nd site on the Balkan Peninsula. Megalo Emvolon is a new (the forth), unknown till now Tertiary avian locality of Greece and complete the fossil history of peafowl in Europe.

З. Боев, Г. Куфос. Наличие Pavo bravardi (Gervais, 1849) (Aves, Phasianidae) в русцинском местонахождении Мэгало Эмволон, Македония, Греция. Описывается левой тибиотарсус взрослого экземпляра Pavo bravardi. Находка произходит из 7-ого в мире и 2-рого на Балканах местонахождения этого вида. Мэгало Эмволон является новым (четвертым), неизвестным до сих пор третичным местонахождением птиц и дополняет фосильной летописи павлинов в Европе.

Keywords: 

Pliocene, Balkan Peninsula, Pavo bravardi, fossil birds, peafowls, genus Pavo

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