The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Rallus recessus Olson & Wingate, 2001

Bermuda rail (proposed?)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Bermuda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. and Wingate, David B. (2001). A new species of large flightless rail of the Rallus longirostris/elegans complex (Aves: Rallidae) from the late Pleistocene of Bermuda. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 114(2): 509-516.

 

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