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Threskiornis solitarius Sélys-Longchamps, 1848:293

Réunion flightless ibis, Réunion ibis, Réunion solitaire

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Threskiornis solitaria Sélys-Longchamps, 1848:293; Apterornis solitarius Sélys-Longchamps, 1848:293;  Raphus solitarius Sélys-Longchamps, 1848:293; Borbonibis latipes Mourer-Chauviré & Moutou, 1987

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: c.1708 (Hume & Walters, 2012:67)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Réunion, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sélys Longchamps, E. (1848). Résumé concer. nant les Oiseaux brévipennes mentionnés dans l’ouvrage de M. Strickland sur le Dodo. Revue Zoologique, October 1848: 292-295.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. 2017. Threskiornis solitarius (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22728791A119423949. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22728791A119423949.en. Accessed on 19 June 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.

Cheke, A. S. (1987). An ecological history of the Mascarene Islands, with particular reference to extinctions and introductions of land vertebrates. In: Diamond, A.W. (ed.), Studies of Mascarene island birds, pp. 5-89. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Cheke, Anthony S. (2013). Extinct birds of the Mascarenes and Seychelles - a review of the causes of extinction in the light of an important new publication on extinct birds. Phelsuma 21: 4-19.

Cheke, Anthony S. and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo: An Ecological History of Mauritius, Réunion & Rodrigues. New Haven and London.

Feuilley, (1705). Mission à l'île Bourbon du Sieur Feuilley en 1704 [ed. A. Loughnon]. Receuil trimestriel de documents et travaux inédits pour servir à l'histoire des Mascareignes françaises 4: 3-56, 101-167 (1939).

Fuller, Errol. (1988). Extinct Birds. New York: Facts on File Publications. 256 pp.

Fuller, Errol. (2002). Dodo: A Brief History. New York: Universe Publishing. 180 pp.

Hachisuka, M. 1953. The Dodo and kindred birds. Witherby, London.

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 Cheke, Anthony S. (2004). The White Dodo of Réunion Island: unravelling a scientific and historical myth. Archives of Natural History 31(1): 57-79.

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

Janoo, Anwar. (2000). Rooting the Dodo Raphus cucullatus Linnaeus 1758 and the Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria Gmelin 1789 within the Omithurae: a cladistic reappraisal. Ostrich 71(1-2): 323-329. [Abstract]

Melet, [? Jean-Jacques] de. (c.1672). Relation de mon voyage aux Indes Orientales par mer... [incomplete citation]

Mourer-Chauviré, C. and Moutou, F. (1987). D’une forme récemment éteinte d’ibis endémique insulaire de la Réunion: Borbonibis latipes n.gen. n.sp. Comptes Rendus de l’Academie des Sciences de Paris, ser. 2, 305: 419-423.

Mourer-Chauviré, C., Bour, R., & Ribes, S. (1995a). Was the Solitaire of Réunion an ibis? Nature 373(6515): 568. [automatic download]

Cécile Mourer-Chauviré, C. Roger Bour and Sonia Ribes. (1995b). Position systémathique du solitaire de la Réunion: Nouvelle interprétation basée sur les restes fossiles et les récits des anciens voyaguers. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences sér. 2A, 320: 1125-1131.

Mourer-Chauviré, Cécile, Bour, Roger and Ribes, Sonia. (1995). Position systémathique du solitaire de la Réunion: Nouvelle interprétation basée sur les restes fossiles et les récits des anciens voyaguers. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences sér. 2A, 320: 1125-1131.

Mourer-Chauviré, C., Bour, R., Ribes, S. & Moutou, F. (1999). The Avifauna of Réunion Island (Mascarene Islands) at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans. In: Olson, S. (ed): Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian contributions to paleobiology 89: 1-38.

Newton, A. (1869). On a picture supposed to represent the Didine Bird of the Island of Bourbon (Réunion). Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 6: 373-376.

Sélys-Longchamps, M.E.d. (1848). Résumé concernant les Oiseaux brévipennes mentionnés dans l’ouvrage de M. Strickland sur le Dodo. Revue Zoologique, October 1848: 292-295.

Staub, F. 1996. Dodo and Solitaires, myths and reality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius: 89-122.

Storer, R. W. 1970. Independent evolution of the Dodo and the Solitaire. The Auk 87: 369-370.

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