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Gallicolumba longitarsus Balouet & Olson, 1989:16

New Caledonian ground dove

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

New Caledonia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: NCP 100

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

 

Paratypes:

NCP 101

NCP 102

NCP 103

NCP 104

NCP 105

 

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.

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

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8160/gallicolumba-longitarsus-caledonian-ground-dove

 

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