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Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae (New Zealand pigeon)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Columbidae

Taxonomy
Columba novaeseelandiae was named by Gmelin (1789). It is extant.

It was recombined as Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae by Tennyson and Millener (1994), Worthy (1998), Worthy and Grant-Mackie (2003) and Clements et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1789Columba novaeseelandiae Gmelin
1994Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae Tennyson and Millener
1998Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae Worthy p. 132
2003Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae Worthy and Grant-Mackie p. 451
2017Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
RankNameAuthor
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Dendrornithes
AnomalogonatesGarrod 1874
CoccygesHuxley 1867
superorderPsittacimorphae
orderColumbiformesLatham 1790
familyColumbidae
genusHemiphagaBonaparte 1854
speciesnovaeseelandiae(Gmelin 1789)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantf
Diet: frugivoref
Diet 2: granivoref
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 16:33:24
Modified: 2009-01-03 19:14:09
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Naka 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 0.12600 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117New Zealand (South Island) Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae (87814)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Zealand Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae (100554 181849 194614 194616 194618 194619)