The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Gallirallus gracilitibia Kirchman & Steadman, 2007:156

Ua Huka rail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Ua Huka, Marquesas


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kirchman, Jeremy J. and Steadman, David W. (2007). New Species of Extinct Rails (Aves: Rallidae) from Archaeological Sites in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Pacific Science 61(1): 145-163. [Abstract]


Other references:

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


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