The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Gymnocrex plumbeiventris intactus Sclater, 1869

Intact rail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Solomon Islands (New Ireland?)


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype.






Knox, A. G. and Walters, M. P. (1994). Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of the Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists' Club, Tring, U.K.

Taylor, B. and van Perlo, B. (1998). Rails: a guide to the rails, crakes, gallinules and coots of the world. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.


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