Gallirallus dieffenbachii Gray 1843 (Dieffenbach's rail)

Aves - Gruiformes - Rallidae

Alternative combination: Rallus dieffenbachii

Belongs to Gallirallus according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Tennyson and Millener 1994

Sister taxa: Gallirallus astolfoi, Gallirallus australis, Gallirallus epulare, Gallirallus gracilitibia, Gallirallus huiatua, Gallirallus insignis, Gallirallus lafresnayanus, Gallirallus minor, Gallirallus modestus, Gallirallus okinawae, Gallirallus owstoni, Gallirallus philippensis, Gallirallus ripleyi, Gallirallus roletti, Gallirallus storrsolsoni, Gallirallus vekamatolu, Hypotaenidia insignis, Hypotaenidia vavauensis, Hypotaenidia okinawae, Hypotaenidia torquata

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (12 collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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