Gallicolumba longitarsus 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 Gallicolumba according to J. C. Balouet and S. L. Olson 1989

Sister taxa: Gallicolumba leonpascoi, Gallicolumba nui

Type specimen: MNHN NCP 100, 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 frugivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Caledonia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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