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Atlantisia podarces Wetmore, 1963

St. Helena rail, St. Helena crake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Aphanocrex podarces Wetmore, 1963

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1502 or after?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

St. Helena

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Wetmore, Alexander. (1963). An extinct rail from the island of St Helena. Ibis 103(3): 379-381.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2014). Species factsheet: Atlantisia podarces. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/09/2014.

BirdLife International. 2016. Atlantisia podarces. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22728754A94995398. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22728754A94995398.en. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Brooks, T. 2000. Extinct species. In: BirdLife International (ed.), Threatened Birds of the World, pp. 701-708. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge, U.K.

Knox, Alan G. and Walters, Michael P. (1994). Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of The Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications 1: 1-292.

Livezey, Bradley C. (1998). A phylogenetic analysis of the Gruiformes (Aves) based on morphological characters, with an emphasis on the rails (Rallidae). Phil.Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 353: 2077-2151.

Olson, Storrs L. (1973). Evolution of the rails of the south Atlantic Islands (Aves: Rallidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 152: 1-53.

Olson, Storrs L. (1975). Paleornithology of St Helena Island, south Atlantic Ocean. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 23: 1-49.

Olson, Storrs L. (1977). A synopsis on the fossil Rallidae, pp. 509-525. In: Ripley, S. D. Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae. Boston: Codline.

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