?Megapodius sp. nov. ‘Ofu’

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Ofu, Samoa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W. (1991). The identity and taxonomic status of Megapodius stairi and M. Burnabyi (Aves, Megapodiidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 104(4): 870-877.

Steadman, David W. (1994). Bird bones from the Toàga site, Ofu, American Samoa: prehistoric loss of seabirds and megapodes. Univ. Calif. Archaeo. Res. Fac. Contrib. 51: 217-228.

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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