Biziura latouri Forbes, 1892



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Invalid (nomen nudum) (Rothschild, 1907:109)



New Zealand


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Forbes, Henry Ogg. (1892). Preliminary notice of additions to the extinct avifauna of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 24: 185-189.


Other references:

Rothschild, Lionel Walter. (1907). Extinct birds: an attempt to write in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times, that is within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction. London: Hutchinson & Co. XXIX + 243 pp. [p. 109]


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