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Porzana ralphorum OIson & James, 1991:59

Great Oahu crake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. and James, Helen F. (1991). Descriptions of thirty-two new species of birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part 1. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45: 1-88.

 

 

Other references:

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

James, Helen F. (1987). A late Pleistocene avifauna from the island of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands. Doc. Lab. Geol. Fac. Sci. Lyon 99: 221-230.

Livezey, Bradley C. (1998). A phylogenetic analysis of the Gruiformes (Aves) based on morphological characters, with an emphasis on the rails (Rallidae). Phil.Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 353: 2077-2151.

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