Ducula harrisoni Wragg and Worthy 2006 (imperial pigeon)

Aves - Columbiformes - Columbidae

Full reference: G. M. Wragg and T. H. Worthy. 2006. A new species of extinct imperial pigeon (Ducula: Columbidae) from Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group. Historical Biology 18:131-144

Belongs to Ducula according to G. M. Wragg and T. H. Worthy 2006

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

Type specimen: MNZ S41609, a set of limb elements (tarsometarsus). Its type locality is Henderson Island, site 12, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Pitcairn.

Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Pitcairn (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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