The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Aepyornis ingens Milne-Edwards and Grandidier, 1894:124

Elephant bird

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym) (Hansford & Turvey, 2018)

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym) (Hansford & Turvey, 2018)

 

Distribution

Madagascar

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Hansford, James P. and Turvey, Samuel T. (2018). Unexpected diversity within the extinct elephant birds (Aves: Aepyornithidae) and a new identity for the world's largest bird. R. Soc. open sci. 5: 181295.

 

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