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Gallirallus huiatua Steadman, Worthy, Anderson, & Walter, 2000:175

Niue rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Nuie, Cook Islands, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

David W. Steadman, Trevor H. Worthy, Atholl J. Anderson, and Richard Walter. (2000). New species and records of birds from prehistoric sites on Niue, southwest Pacific. The Wilson Bulletin 112(2): 165-186. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

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

Steadman, David W. (2006). Extinction and biogeography of tropical Pacific birds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. xiv + 594 pp.

Tennyson, Alan J. D. and Bartle, J. A. (2008). Catalogue of type specimens of birds in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Tuhinga 19: 185-207.

Worthy, T. H., Waiter R., and Anderson A. J. (1998). Fossil and archaeological avifauna of Niue Island, Pacific Ocean. Notornis. 45(3): 177-190.

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