The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Rallus adolfocaesaris Alcover et al. 2015

Porto Santo rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Porto Santo (Island), Madeira (archipelago), North Atlantic Ocean

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Alcover, Josep Antoni, Pieper, Harald, Pereira, Fernando and Rando, Juan C. (2015). Five new extinct species of rails (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae) from the Macaronesian Islands (North Atlantic Ocean). Zootaxa 4057 (2): 151-200.

 

Other references:

Pieper, Harald. (1985). The fossil land birds of Madeira and Porto Santo. Bocagiana 88: 1-6.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21503/rallus-adolfocaesaris-porto-santo-rail

 

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