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Dryolimnas augusti Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999:21

Réunion (wood) rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1674?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Réunion, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mourer-Chauviré, C., Bour, R., Ribes, S. & Moutou, F. (1999). [url=https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e7c8/a4fd0e934d7afa5b831640c7aa6b966058f0.pdf#page=11]The Avifauna of Réunion Island (Mascarene Islands) at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans[/url]. In: Olson, S. (ed): Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian contributions to paleobiology 89: 1-38.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2014). Dryolimnas augusti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 26 July 2014.

Cheke, Anthony S. (2013). Extinct birds of the Mascarenes and Seychelles - a review of the causes of extinction in the light of an important new publication on extinct birds. Phelsuma 21: 4-19.

Cheke, Anthony S. and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo: An Ecological History of Mauritius, Réunion & Rodrigues. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 464 pp.

Dubois, (Sieur). (1674). Les voyages faits par le sieur D.B. aux isles Dauphine ou Madagascar et Bourbon ou Mascarenne es annees 1669, 70, 71, et 72. 234 pp. Paris (Claude Barbin).

Hume, Julian Pender. (2013). A synopsis of the pre-human avifauna of the Mascarene Islands, pp. 195-237. In: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien.

Hume, Julian Pender. (2019). Systematics, morphology and ecology of rails (Aves: Rallidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with one new species. Zootaxa 4626(1): 1-107. [Abstract]

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

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