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ANATIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #2

Rota flightless duck, Marianas flightless duck 

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Anatidae undescribed species Tyrberg, 2009:69

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Rota, Marianas Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W. (1992). Extinct and Extirpated Birds from Rota, Mariana Islands. Micronesica 25(1): 71-84.

Steadman, David W. (2006). Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press. xiv + 594 pp.

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2009). Holocene avian extinctions, pp. 63-106. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.

 

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