Numenius tahitiensis Gmelin 1789 (bristle-thighed curlew)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

Alternative combination: Scolopax tahitiensis

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

See also Olson and James 1982, Steadman 1991, Steadman 1994 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Numenius americanus, Numenius antiquus, Numenius arquata, Numenius borealis, Numenius gypsorum, Numenius madagascariensis, Numenius minutus, Numenius phaeopus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), Cook Islands (1), French Polynesia (1), Pitcairn (7), Tonga (1), United States (2: Hawaii)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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