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?Porphyrio sp. nov. 'Mangaia'

Mangaia swamphen

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Porphyrio undescribed species C (Tyrberg, 2009:82)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Mangaia, Cook Islands, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Steadman, David W. (1995). Prehistoric Extinctions of Pacific Island Birds: Biodiversity Meets Zooarchaeology. Science 267(5201): 1123-1131.

Steadman, David W. (2006). Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press. xiv + 594 pp.

Steadman DW and Kirch PV (1990) Prehistoric extinction of birds on Mangaia, Cook Islands, Polynesia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 87, 9605–9609.

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2009). Holocene avian extinctions, pp. 63-106. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.

 

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