Gallirallus australis Sparrman 1786 (weka)

Aves - Gruiformes - Rallidae

Alternative combination: Rallus australis

Belongs to Gallirallus according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Worthy 1998 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Gallirallus dieffenbachii, Gallirallus epulare, Gallirallus gracilitibia, Gallirallus huiatua, Gallirallus lafresnayanus, Gallirallus minor, Gallirallus modestus, Gallirallus okinawae, Gallirallus philippensis, Gallirallus ripleyi, Gallirallus roletti, Gallirallus storrsolsoni, Gallirallus vekamatolu

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (13 collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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