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Titanohierax gloveralleni Wetmore, 1937

Bahaman titan hawk

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene (Steadman & Franklin, 2020:Table 3)

 

Distribution

Little Exuma, Long Island & New Providence, Bahamas, West Indies

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MCZ 2257 (tarsometatarsus lacking proximal end)

 

Other material:

MCZ 2258 (proximal end of carpometacarpus)

UF 25640 (nearly complete ulna)

UF 25641 (shaft of ulna)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Wetmore, Alexander. (1937). Bird Remains from Cave Deposits on Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 80(12): 427-441.

 

Other references:

Olson, Storrs L. and Hilgartner, William B. (1982). Fossil and Subfossil Birds from the Bahamas. pp. 22-56. In: Olson, Storrs L. (ed). Fossil vertebrates from the Bahamas. Smithsonian Contributions to Palaeobiology, No. 48: 1-68.

Steadman, David W. and Franklin, Janet. (2020). Bird populations and species lost to Late Quaternary environmental change and human impact in the Bahamas. PNAS. doi/10.1073/pnas.2013368117 [Supplementary Information]

 

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