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Hypotaenidia vavauensis Worthy & Burley, 2019

Vava'u rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: subfossil remains; 1793 (illustration) (Olson, 2006)

 

Distribution

Vava'u, Tonga

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Worthy, Trevor H. and Burley, David V. (2019). Prehistoric avifaunas from the Kingdom of Tonga. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 189(3): 998-1045. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz110

 

Other references:

Olson, Storrs L. (2006). Birds, including extinct species, encountered by the Malaspina Expedition on Vava’u, Tonga, in 1793. Archives of Natural History 33(1): 42-52. 

 

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