Hinasuri

Hinasuri is an extinct genus of rhea from the Montehermosan. Its fossils have been found in the Monte Hermoso Formation of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The type species is H. nehuensis. Hinasuri was a robust rheid bird, living at a time of increasingly extreme temperatures and decreased precipitation in the Pampean region during the Pliocene–Pleistocene.[1]

Hinasuri
Temporal range: Montehermosan
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Rheiformes
Family: Rheidae
Genus: Hinasuri
Tambussi 1995
Species
  • H. nehuensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Picasso & Clelia Mosto, 2016

BibliographyEdit

Further readingEdit

  • The Origin and Evolution of Birds by Alan Feduccia