Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88
Sister taxon: Apteribis glenos
Type specimen: USNM 378342, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Auwahi Cave, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Hawaii.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Distribution: found only at Auwahi Cave
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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