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Gallirallus ernstmayri Kirchman & Steadman, 2006:24

New Ireland rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

New Ireland, Melanesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Kirchman, Jeremy J. and Steadman, David W. (2006). Rails (Rallidae: Gallirallus) from prehistoric archaeological sites in Western Oceania. Zootaxa 1316: 1-31.

 

Other references:

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

Steadman, David W., White, J. Peter and Allen, Jim. (1999). Prehistoric birds from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: Extinctions on a large Melanesian island. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 2563-2568.

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