Apteribis brevis Olson and James 1991 (spoonbill)

Aves - Ciconiiformes - Plataleidae

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

Belongs to Apteribis according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

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

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