?Hemiphaga sp. nov. 'Lord Howe Island'
Lord Howe Island pigeon
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Last record: 1844-47 (Hindwood, 1940)
Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia
Biology & Ecology
Gaffney, Eugene S. (1985b). Meiolania platyceps Owen, 1886: The Lord Howe Island Horned Turtle, pp. 132-136. In: Vickers-Rich, Patricia and van Tets, Gerard Frederick. (eds.). Kadimakara: Extinct Vertebrates of Australia. Lilydale, Victoria: Pioneer Design Studio. 284 pp. [appears in the painting on p. 133]
Gray, G. R. (1862). A list of Birds of New Zealand and the adjacent islands. Ibis 4: 214-254.
Hindwood, Keith A. (1940). The birds of Lord Howe Island. Emu 40: 1-86.
Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.
Phillip, A. (1789). The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay; with an account of the establishment of the colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added the Journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, & Capt. Marshall, with an account of their new discoveries. London: John Stockdale.