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
Sister taxa: Accipiter cooperii, Accipiter fasciatus, Accipiter gentilis, Accipiter haplochrous, Accipiter madagascariensis, Accipiter nisus, Accipiter novaehollandiae, Accipiter quartus, Accipiter rufitorques, Accipiter striatus, Accipiter tachiro, Accipiter trivirgatus
Type specimen: MNHN NCP 1100, a set of limb elements (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Pindai Cave, Nepoui Peninsula, which is in a Holocene cave claystone in New Caledonia.
Ecology: volant carnivore
• Quaternary of New Caledonia (4 collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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