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Dryolimnas chekei Hume, 2019

Sauzier's wood rail, Sauzier's wood-rail, Mauritius wood rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Mauritius, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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]

 

Other references:

Cheke, Anthony S. (2013). A single comma in a manuscript alters Mauritius avian history. Phelsuma 21: 1-3.

Cheke, Anthony and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 464 pp.

Cowles, Graham S. (1987). The fossil record, pp. 90-100. In: Diamond, A. W. (ed.). Studies of Mascarene Island Birds. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

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, J.P. & Prys-Jones, R.P. (2005) New discoveries from old sources, with reference to the original bird and mammal fauna of the Mascarene Islands, Indian Ocean. Zoologische Mededelingen 79(3): 85-95.

Newton, Alfred and Gadow, Hans Friedrich (1893). On additional bones of the Dodo and other extinct birds of Mauritius obtained by Mr. Théodore Sauzier. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 13: 281-302.

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