The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Rallus sp. nov. 'Fernando de Noronha'

Fernando de Noronha rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

The description of this taxon is still pending (Storrs Olson, pers. comm. September 2014 to Melanie Nayyal).

 

Conservation Status

Last record: subfossil

 

Distribution

Fernando de Noronha, Fernando de Noronha archipelago, Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Olson, Storrs L. (1977). A synopsis on the fossil Rallidae, pp. ?-?. In: Ripley, S. D. Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae. Boston: Codine.

Olson, Storrs L. (1981). Natural history of vertebrates on the Brazilian islands of the mid South Atlantic. Natl. Geogr. Soc. Res. Rep. 13: 481-492.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8661/undescribed-rail-fernando-de-noronha

 

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