Macropygia arevarevauupa Steadman, 1992:338

Society Islands Cuckoo(-)dove



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Huahine, Society Islands


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Steadman, David W. (1992). New species of Gallicolumba and Macropygia (Aves: Columbidae) from archeological sites in Polynesia, pp. 329-348. In: Becker, Jonathan J. (ed.). Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring Pierce Brodkorb. Science series, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, No. 36.


Other references:

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

Kirchman, Jeremy J. and Steadman, David William. (2006). New Species of Rails (Aves: Rallidae) From an Archaeological Site on Huahine, Society Islands. Pacific Science 60: 281-297.

Steadman, David W. and Pahlavan, Dominique S. (1992). Extinction and biogeography of birds on huahine, society islands, French polynesia. Geoarchaeology 7(5): 449-483. [Abstract]


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