ANATIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #3

Stout-legged duck



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands


Biology & Ecology










Hume, Julian Pender. (2003). The journal of the flagship Gelderland – dodo and other birds on Mauritius 1601. Archives of Natural History 30(1): 13-27.

Hume, Julian Pender. (2013). A synopsis of the pre-human avifauna of the Mascarene Islands, pp. 195-237. In: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien.

Moree, P. (2001). Dodo’s en galjoenen De reis van het schip Gelderland naar Oost-Indie, 1601-1603. 348 pp. Walburg Pers (De Linschoten-Vereeniging).

Sayol, Ferran, Steinbauer, Manuel J., Blackburn, Tim M., Antonelli, Alexandre and Faurby, Søren. (2020). Anthropogenic extinctions conceal widespread evolution of flightlessness in birds. Science Advances 6(49): eabb6095. [Supplementary Material (Data File S1)]


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