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Leucocarbo septentrionalis Rawlence et al. 2017

Kōhatu shag

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Holocene?

 

Distribution

North Island (southern) & South Island (northern), New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Rawlence, Nicolas J. et al. (In Press, 2017). Speciation, range contraction and extinction in the endemic New Zealand King Shag complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.07.011 [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Robertson, H. A., Baird, K. A., Elliott, G. P., Hitchmough, R. A., McArthur, N. J., Makan, T. D., Miskelly, Colin M., O’Donnell, C. F. J., Sagar, P. M., Scofield, R. P., Taylor, G. A. and Michel, P. (2021). Conservation status of birds in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 36. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 43 pp.

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/08/extinct-northland-shag-a-distinct-species.html

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22612/leucocarbo-septentrionalis-hatu-shag

 

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