The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Mycteria wetmorei


Species Authority
Howard, 1935:253
Common Name
Wetmore's stork
California, USA
Last Record
Late Pleistocene
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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Taxonomic Notes
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Howard, H. (1935). [url=]The Rancho La Brea Wood Ibis[/url]. Condor 37(5): 251-253.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Howard, H. 1930. A census of the Pleistocene birds of Rancho La Brea from the collections of the Los Angeles Museum. Condor 32:81-88, 3 text figs.
Jefferson, G. T. (1991). A catalogue of Late Quaternary vertebrates from California. Part one; nonmarine lower vertebrate and avian taxa. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Technical Reports 5: 1-60.
Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). [url=]An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba[/url]. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.
Stock, Chester and Harris, J. M. (1992). Rancho la Brea: A record of Pleistocene life in California. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series no. 37, 7th ed.:i-xiv + 1-113.
Suárez, William. (2020). The fossil avifauna of the tar seeps Las Breas de San Felipe, Matanzas, Cuba. Zootaxa 4780(1): 1-53. [Abstract]
Suárez, William and Olson, Storrs L. (2003). [url=,%20W._Olson_Cuban_storks_Cuba_new.pdf]New records of storks (Ciconiidae) from Quaternary asphalt deposits in Cuba[/url]. The Condor 105: 150-154.