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Zapornia astrictocarpus Olson, 1973:17

St. Helena rail, St. Helena crake

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Porzana astrictocarpus Olson, 1973:17

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: after 1502?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

St. Helena

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

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

 

Other references:

Ashmole, N. P. and Ashmole, M. J. (2000). St Helena and Ascension Island: a Natural History. Oswestry, U.K.: Anthony Nelson.

BirdLife International. (2012). Zapornia astrictocarpus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 26 July 2014.

BirdLife International. (2016). Zapornia astrictocarpus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22728760A94995685. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22728760A94995685.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.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

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

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