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Gigantohierax suarezi Arredondo & Arredondo, 2002

Cuban giant hawk, Suárez’s giant eagle, Águila Gigante de Suárez

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MNHNCu-75.000574 ("First Number: MNHNH P574" (Herrera-Uria et al. 2015))

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Arredondo, O. and Arredondo, C. (2002). Nuevos género y especie de ave fósil (Falconiformes: Accipitridae) del Cuaternario de Cuba. Poeyana 470-475: 9-14.

 

Other references:

Herrera-Uria, Jane et al. (2015). Type specimens housed in the National Museum of Natural History of Cuba. Solenodon 12: 84-123.

Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.

Suárez, William. (2020). The fossil avifauna of the tar seeps Las Breas de San Felipe, Matanzas, Cuba. Zootaxa 4780(1): 1-53. [Abstract]

Suárez, William. (2022). Catalogue of Cuban fossil and subfossil birds. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 142(1): 10-74. https://doi.org/10.25226/bboc.v142i1.2022.a3

 

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