Full reference: D. W. Steadman and M. C. Zarriello. 1987. Two new species of parrots (Aves: Psittacidae) from archeological sites in the Marquesas Islands. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 100:518-528
Type specimen: BPBM 162590, a set of limb elements (tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Hane Site, Area A, Layer IV, Ua Huka, which is in a Holocene terrestrial horizon in French Polynesia.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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