The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Gallirallus sp. nov. 'Lau Group'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gallirallus undescribed sp. D (Steadman, 2006)

 

This taxon is now thought to be a synonym of Gallirallus philippensis sethsmithi (Worthy & Clark, 2009:235).

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Lakeba, Aiwa Lailai & Aiwa Levu, Lau Group, Fiji

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W. (2006). Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Worthy, Trevor H. and Clark, Geoffrey. (2009). Bird, mammal and reptile remains, pp. 231-258. In: Clark, Geoffrey and Anderson, Atholl (eds.). The Early Prehistory of Fiji. Canberra: ANU Press.

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