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Ptilinopus mercierii mercierii Des Murs & Prévost, 1849:266

Nuku Hiva red-moustached fruit dove, Nuku Hiva moustached fruit dove

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Kurkuru Mercieri Des Murs & Prévost, 1849:266

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: between 1836 and 1839?; 1848 (Voisin et al., 2004); 1849 (Hume & Walters, 2012:158)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype (BirdLife International, 2012).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Des Murs, O. and Prévost, F. (1849). Voyage autour du monde sur la Venus, pendant 1836-39, Zoology 177-284. Paris: J. Claye.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Ptilinopus mercierii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 22 September 2012.

BirdLife International. 2016. Ptilinopus mercierii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22691495A93314660. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22691495A93314660.en. Accessed on 20 June 2022.

Brooks, T. 2000. Extinct species. In: BirdLife International (ed.), Threatened Birds of the World, pp. 701-708. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge, U.K.

Cibois, Alice, Thibault, Jean-Claude, Meyer, Jean-Yves and Pasquet, Eric. (2015). On the origin of sympatric fruit doves in a small and remote Pacific archipelago. Pacific Science 69(3): 299-312.

Collar, N. J.; Crosby, M. J.; Stattersfield, A. J. 1994. Birds to watch 2: the world list of threatened birds. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Hay, R. 1986. Bird conservation in the Pacific Islands. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

Holyoak, D. T. and Thibault, Jean-Claude. (1984). Contribution à l'etude des oiseaux de Polynésie Orientale. Memoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Serie A, Zoologie 127: 1-209.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

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

Seitre, R.; Seitre, J. 1992. Causes of land-bird extinctions in French Polynesia. Oryx 26: 215-222.

Voisin, C., J.-F. Voisin, C. Jouanin, and R. Bour. 2004. Liste des types d'oiseaux des collections du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. 13: Gangas et Pigeons (Pteroclicidae et Columbidae), première partie. Zoosystema 26: 107-28.

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