The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Porzana sp. nov. ‘Rapa Nui’

Rapa Nui crake, Easter Island crake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Rapa Nui (=Easter Island)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Jaramillo, A. et al. (2008). The native and exotic avifauna of Easter Island: then and now. Boletín Chileno de Ornitología 14(1): 8-21.

Steadman, David W. (1995). Prehistoric Extinctions of Pacific Island Birds: Biodiversity Meets Zooarchaeology. Science 267(5201): 1123-1131.

Steadman, David W., Vargas, C. P., and Cristino, F. C. (1994). Stratigraphy, chronology, and cultural context of an early faunal assemblage from Easter Island. Asian Perspectives 33(1): 79-96.

 

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