The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Antigone cubensis (Fischer & Stephan, 1971)

Cuban flightless crane

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Grus cubensis Fischer & Stephan, 1971

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Fischer, K. & Stephan, B. (1971) Ein flugunfähiger kranich (Grus cubensis n. sp.) aus dem Pleistozän vom Kuba-Eine osteologie der familie kranich (Gruidae). Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, MathemathischNaturwissenschaftliche Reihe 20: 541-592.

 

Other references:

Olson, Storrs L. (1978). A paleontological perspective of West Indian birds and mammals. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Special Publication 13: 99-117.

Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.

Suárez, William. (2020). The fossil avifauna of the tar seeps Las Breas de San Felipe, Matanzas, Cuba. Zootaxa 4780(1): 1-53. [Abstract]

 

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