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Cereopsis novaezealandiae Oliver, 1955

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered to be a misidentified Cape Barren goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae) skull, from a translocated population that possibly still survives there (Fuller, 1988).

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: subfossil

 

Distribution

New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Oliver, W. R. B. (1955). New Zealand Birds. Wellington: A. H. and A. W. Reed.

 

Other references:

Fuller, Errol. (1988). Extinct Birds. New York: Facts on File Publications. 256 pp.