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Caloenas canacorum Balouet & Olson, 1989:14

Kanaka maned pigeon, kanaka pigeon, Greater maned pigeon

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Holocene?

 

Distribution

New Caledonia & Tonga

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: NCP 300

Type locality: "Pindai Cave, Nepoui Peninsula, west coast of New Caledonia. 21°20'S, 164°57'E."

 

Paratypes:

NCP 301

NCP 302

NCP 303

NCP 304

NCP 305

NCP 306

NCP 307

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Balouet, Jean Christophe and Olson, Storrs L. (1989). Fossil Birds from Late Quaternary Deposits in New Caledonia. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469: 1-38, 16 figures, 13 tables.

 

Other references:

Anderson, Atholl, Sand, Christophe, Petchey, Fiona and Worthy, Trevor H. (2010). Faunal Extinction and Human Habitation in New Caledonia: Initial Results and Implications of New Research at the Pindai Caves. Journal of Pacific Archaeology 1(1): 89-109.

Franklin, Janet and Steadman, David W. (2008). Prehistoric species richness of birds on oceanic islands. Oikos 117: 1885-1891. [Abstract]

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

Steadman, David W. (1989). New species and records of birds (Aves: Megapodiidae, Columbidae) from an archaeological site on Lifuka, Tonga. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 102: 537-552. [Caloenas cf. canacorum, so referrable either to this species or a closely related taxon]

Steadman, David W. (2006). An extinct species of tooth-billed pigeon (Didunculus) from the Kingdom of Tonga, and the concept of endemism in insular landbirds. Journal of Zoology 268(3): 233-241.

Worthy, Trevor H. and Burley, David V. (2019). Prehistoric avifaunas from the Kingdom of Tonga. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlz110, https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz110 [Abstract]

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8165/caloenas-canacorum-kanaka-pigeon

 

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