Gallinula brodkorbi McCoy, 1963:344



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

This species is considered a synonym of G. chloropus by (Olson, 1974; Campbell, 1980).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)?

Last record: Late Pleistocene



Florida, USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: UF/PB 16






Original scientific description:

McCoy, John J. (1963). The fossil avifauna of Itchtucknee River, Florida. The Auk 80(3): 335-351.


Other references:

Campbell, K. E. Jnr. (1980). A review of the Rancholabrean avifauna of the Itchtucknee River, Florida. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Ang. Cty. Contrib. Sci. 330: 119-129.

Olson, Storrs L. (1974). The Pleistocene rails of North America. Condor 76(2): 169-175.


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