Megapodius cf. alimentum

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megapodius undescribed sp Milberg & Tyrberg, 1993:245

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Lakeba & Naigani, Fiji

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Best, S.B., 1984. Lakeba: The prehistory of a Fijian Island. Ph. D. Thesis, Univ. Auckland.

Gibbons, J.R.H. & F. Clunie, 1986. Sea level changes and Pacific prehistory.— J. Pac. Hist. 21: 58-82.

Milberg, Per and Tyrberg, Tommy. (1993). Naïve birds and noble savages - a review of man-caused prehistoric extinctions of island birds. Ecography 16: 229-250.

Steadman, D.W., 1989a. Extinction of birds in Eastern Polynesia: a review of the record, and comparisons with other Pacific island groups.— J. Archaeo. Sci. 16: 177-205.

Steadman, David W. (1989b). Extinction of birds in Eastern Polynesia: A review of the record, and comparisons with other Pacific Island groups. Journal of Archaeological Science 16(2): 177-205. [Abstract]

Steadman, David W. (1999). The biogeography and extinction of megapodes in Oceania. Proceedings Third International Megapode Symposium. Zool. Verh. Leiden 327: 7-21.

 

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