The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Gallirallus vekamatolu Kirchman & Steadman, 2005:468

'Eua rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

'Eua, Tonga

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Kirchman, J. J. and Steadman, D. W. (2005). Rails (Aves: Rallidae) from prehistoric sites in the Kingdom of Tonga, including a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118(2): 465-477.

 

Other references:

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser. 544 pp.

Steadman, David W. (1995). Prehistoric Extinctions of Pacific Island Birds: Biodiversity Meets Zooarchaeology. Science 267(5201): 1123-1131.

 

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