Gallirallus modestus Hutton 1872 (Chatham Islands rail)

Aves - Gruiformes - Rallidae

Alternative combination: Rallus modestus

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

See also Tennyson and Millener 1994

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

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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