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Zapornia nigra (Miller, 1784)

Miller's rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rallus nigra (J.F. Miller, 1784); Porzana nigra (J.F. Miller, 1784)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1784 or later?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Tahiti

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Miller, John Frederick. (1784). [Icones Animalium et Plantarum]. Var.Subj.Nat.Hist. pt9 pl.50.


Other references:

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

BirdLife International. 2016. Zapornia nigra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22728757A94995544. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22728757A94995544.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.; Fishpool, L. D. C. (2014). HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International.

Fisher, Clemency T. and Warr, F. E. (2003). Museums on paper: library & manuscript resources. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 123A: 136-164.

Lysaght, Averil. (1956). A note on the Polynesian Black or Sooty Rail Porzana nigra (Miller) 1784. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 76: 97-98.

Walters, Michael P. (1988). Probable validity of Rallus nigra Miller, an extinct species from Tahiti. Notornis 35(4): 265-269.

Walters, Michael P. (1989). Comment on the proposed suppression of Rallus nigra Miller, 1784 (Aves). Bull. Biol. Nomen. 46: 50-52.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8650/millers-rail

 

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