Caloenas canacorum Balouet and Olson 1989 (dove)

Aves - Columbiformes - Columbidae

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

Belongs to Caloenas according to D. W. Steadman 1989

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


• Quaternary of New Caledonia (3 collections), Tonga (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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