The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Porphyrio sp. nov. 'New Ireland'

Giant swamphen, New Ireland swamphen

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

New Ireland, Melanesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W., White, J. Peter and Allen, Jim. (1999). Prehistoric birds from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: Extinctions on a large Melanesian island. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 2563-2568.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8655/porphyrio-sp-new-ireland-swamphen

 

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