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Siphonorhis daiquiri Olson, 1985

Cuban siphonorhis, Cuban pauraque, Torico Cubano

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Holocene

 

Distribution

Cuba

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: USNM 336506 ("distal part of right tarsometatarsus")

Type locality: " "Cueva de Los Indios" (see Anthony 1919), on a hillside overlooking the roadstead ofthe former port ofDaiquiri, on the southern coast ofwhat is now the province of Santiago de Cuba (formerly part of Oriente Province), about 22 km ESE of the city of Santiago de Cuba (19''54.8'N, 75°38.6'W)"

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. (1985). A new species of Siphonorhis from Quaternary cave deposits in Cuba (Aves: Caprimulgidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 98: 526-532.

 

Other references:

Olson, Storrs L. and Steadman, David W. (1977). A new genus of flightless ibis (Threskiomithidae) and other fossil birds from cave deposits in Jamaica. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(2): 447-457.

Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.

Suárez, William. (2000). Fossil evidence for the occurrence of Cuban Poorwill Siphonorhis daiquiri in western Cuba. Cotinga 14: 66-68. ["Fósil evidence for the ocurrente of Cuban Poorwill Siphonorhis daiquiri in western Cuba"]

Suárez, William. (2022). Catalogue of Cuban fossil and subfossil birds. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 142(1): 10-74. https://doi.org/10.25226/bboc.v142i1.2022.a3

 

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