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Leptoptilos titan

 

Species Authority
Wetmore, 1940:447
Synonym/s
Common Name
Titan stork (proposed), Giant Javan stork (proposed)
Locality
Java, Indonesia
Last Record
Late Pleistocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/20416/leptoptilos-titan
Taxonomic Notes
Hypodigm
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Wetmore, Alexander. (1940). Avian remains from the Pleistocene of central Java. Journal of Paleontology 14(5): 447-450. [[url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/1298549?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents]First page preview[/url]]