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Apteribis brevis Olson & James, 1991:23

Maui upland apteribis, Maui flightless ibis

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. and James, Helen F. (1991). Descriptions of thirty-two new species of birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs, No. 45: 1-88.

 

Other references:

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

Iwaniuk, Andrew N. et al. (2004). A comparative test of the correlated evolution of flightlessness and relative brain size in birds. J. Zool, Land. 263: 317-327.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/6386/apteribis-brevis-maui-upland

 

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