The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Grus minor Miller, 1910



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Miller, Loye H. (1910). Wading birds from the Quaternary asphalt beds of Rancho La Brea. University of California Publications in Geology 5(21): 439-448.


Other references:

Campbell, Kenneth E, Jnr. (1995). A review of the cranes (Aves: Gruidae) of Rancho La Brea, with the description of a new species. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science 452: 1-13.


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