The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Porzana sp. nov. ‘Lisianski’

Lisianski crake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Only a single bone indistinguishable from the Laysan rail was excavated. The absence of any major osteological differences almost certainly means that this taxon is invalid (Olson & Ziegler, 1995).

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Lisianski, Hawaiian Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Olson, Storrs L. and Ziegler, A. C. (1995). Remains of land birds from Lisianski Island, with observations on the terrestrial avifauna of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science 49: 111-125.

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