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Vanellus madagascariensis Goodman, 1997:609

Madagascan lapwing, Malagasy lapwing

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: subfossil (1300's?)

 

Distribution

Madagascar

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Goodman, Steven M. (1997). Description of a new species of subfossil lapwing (Aves: Charadriiformes, Charadriidae, Vanellus) from Madagascar. Bulletin Museum Nattional d'Histoire Naturelle 18: 607-614.

 

Other references:

Goodman, S. M. (1999). Holocene bird subfossils from the sites of Ampasambazimba, Antsirabe and Ampoza, Madagascar:Changes in the avifauna of south central Madagascar over the past few millennia. In: Adams, N.J. & Slotow, R.H. (eds) Proc. 22 Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban: 3071-3083. Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. T & AD Poyser. 544 pp.

Johnsgard, P. A. (1981). The plovers, sandpipers, and snipes of the world. Lincoln; University of Nebraska Press. [relevant reference?]

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/7828/vanellus-madagascariensis-malagasy-lapwing

 

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