Full reference: J. C. Balouet and S. L. Olson. 1989. Fossil birds from late Quaternary deposits in New Caledonia. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469:1-38
See also Balouet and Olson 1989
Sister taxon: Caloenas nicobarica
Type specimen: MNHN NCP 300. Its type locality is Pindai Cave, Nepoui Peninsula, which is in a Holocene cave claystone in New Caledonia.
Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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