Megapodius stairi Gray, 1862

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a nomen dubium by (Steadman, 1991).

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (nomen dubium)

Last record: 1847

 

Distribution

Samoan Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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.

 

Other references:

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

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