Megapodius andersoni Gray, 1862
Anderson's megapode, New Caledonia megapode
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
A hypothetical species
Biology & Ecology
Original scientific description:
Gray, G. R. (1862 "1861"). List of species composing the Family Megapodiidae, with descriptions of new species, and some account of the habits of the species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1861: 288-296.
Balouet, J. C. and Olson, Storrs L. (1989). Fossil birds from late Quaternary deposits in New Caledonia. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469: 1-38.
Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.
Knox, A. G. and Walters, M. P. (1994) Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of the Natural History Museum. Tring, U.K.: British Ornithologists' Club (British Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications No. 1).
Steadman, David W. (2006). Extinction and Biogeography in tropical Pacific birds. Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press.