Podiceps dixi Brodkorb, 1963



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Late Pleistocene



Florida, USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UF/PB 1113






Original scientific description:

Brodkorb, Pierce. (1963a). Catalogue of fossil birds: part 1 (Archaeopterygiformes through Ardeiformes). Bull. Fla. State Mus. Biol. Sci. 7: 179-293.


Brodkorb, Pierce. (1963b). [description of Podiceps dixi] Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26(1): 54.


Other references:

Emslie, S. D. 1995. An Early Irvingtonian Avifauna from Leisey Shell Pit, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History, 37, Pt 1 (10): 299-344.

Emslie, S. D. 1998. Avian community, climate and sealevel changes in the Plio-Pleistocene of the Florida peninsula. Ornithological Monographs 50: 1-113.

Steadman, David W. (1984). A middle Pleistocene (late Irvingtonian) avifauna from Payne Creek, central Florida. Spec. Publ. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. 8:47-52.

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2008). The Late Pleistocene Continental Avian extinction – an evaluation of the fossil evidence. Oryctos 7: 249-269.


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