Aplonis opaca Kittlitz 1833 (Micronesian starling)

Aves - Passeriformes - Sturnidae

Alternative combination: Lamprothornis opaca

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

See also Steadman 1992, Steadman 1999 and Steadman and Intoh 1994

Sister taxa: Aplonis diluvialis, Aplonis tabuensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Micronesia (1 collection), Northern Mariana Islands (14)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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