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Apteryx occidentalis

 

Species Authority
Rothschild, 1893
Synonym/s
Apteryx australis occidentalis Rothschild, 1893; Apteryx owenii occidentalis Rothschild, 1893
Common Name
West Coast (little) spotted kiwi
Locality
New Zealand
Last Record
?
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/9342/apteryx-occidentalis-west-coast-spotted
Taxonomic Notes
Possibly invalid.
Hypodigm
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Rothschild, Walter. (1893). [description of Apteryx occidentalis]. Bulletin of the British Ornithological Club 1: 61.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Kieren J. Mitchell, Bastien Llamas, Julien Soubrier, Nicolas J. Rawlence, Trevor H. Worthy, Jamie Wood, Michael S. Y. Lee, Alan Cooper. Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science, 2014 DOI: 10.1126/science.1251981
 
Rothschild, Walter. (1899). The genus Apteryx. Novitates Zoologicae 6: 361-402.
 
https://csl.doc.govt.nz/Documents/science-and-technical/ir191a.pdf