Ducula aurorae Peale 1848 (Polynesian imperial-pigeon)

Aves - Columbiformes - Columbidae

Alternative combination: Carpophaga aurorae

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

See also Steadman 1991 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Ducula david, Ducula galeata, Ducula goliath, Ducula harrisoni, Ducula lakeba, Ducula latrans, Ducula oceanica, Ducula pacifica, Ducula tihonireasini

Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cook Islands (1 collection), French Polynesia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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