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Ankonetta

Ankonetta
Temporal range: Early Miocene (Santacrucian)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Ankonetta
Cenizo & Agnolín, 2010
Species:
A. larriestrai
Binomial name
Ankonetta larriestrai
Cenizo & Agnolín, 2010

Ankonetta is an extinct genus of mid-sized anatid birds that lived during the Miocene. Its holotype was found in the Early Miocene (Santacrucian), Santa Cruz Formation in Argentina. The type species is A. larriestrai.[1][2]

Etymology

The genus name is derived from Aónikenk, a group of indigenous Tehuelche-speaking people from Patagonia. Anko means "father" and netta is derived from Greek, meaning "duck". The species epithet refers to Claudio Larriestra, who studied the Pinturas Formation, another important fossiliferous formation of Patagonia.[3]

References

  1. ^ Cenizo & Agnolín, 2010, p.499
  2. ^ Ankonetta larriestrai at Fossilworks.org
  3. ^ Cenizo & Agnolín, 2010, p.500

Bibliography

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