Volia athollandersoni Molnar, Worthy & Willis, 2002

Fijian Terrestrial crocodile

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Viti Levu, Fiji

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Molnar, R. E., Worthy, T. and Willis, P. M. A. (2002). An extinct Pleistocene endemic mekosuchine crocodilian from Fiji. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22: 612-628.

 

Other references:

Worthy, Trevor H. and Anderson, Atholl. (2009). Results of palaeofaunal research, pp. 41-62. In: Clark, Geoffrey Richard and Anderson, Atoll (eds.). The Early Prehistory of Fiji. Terra Australis 31. Canberra: ANU E Press. 437 pp.

http://darrennaish.blogspot.com/2006/09/small-recently-extinct-island-dwelling.html

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10132/volia-athollandersoni-fiji-land-crocodile

 

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