The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Porzana sp. nov. ‘Huahine’

Huahine crake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

This listing is probably in error. It seems to stem from an unreferenced mention in a Wikipedia [url=]article[/url]. Alternatively, the osteological remains may have previously been assigned to the genus [i]Porzana[/i] prior to the species' description in the related genus [i]Gallirallus[/i], as [i]G. storrsolsoni[/i] (Kirchman & Steadman, 2006).



Huahine, Society Islands


Biology & Ecology










Kirchman, Jeremy J. and Steadman, David William. (2006). New Species of Rails (Aves: Rallidae) From an Archaeological Site on Huahine, Society Islands. Pacific Science 60: 281-297.


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