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Akialoa obscura (lesser akialoa)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Fringillidae

Taxonomy
Certhia obscura was named by Gmelin (1788). It is the type species of Akialoa.

It was recombined as Hemignathus obscurus by Olson and James (1982); it was recombined as Akialoa obscura by Clements et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1788Certhia obscura Gmelin
1889Certhia obscura Cabanis
1982Hemignathus obscurus Olson and James p. 41
2017Akialoa obscura 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
Picoclamatores
superorderPasserimorphaeSibley et al. 1988
orderPasseriformesLinnaeus 1758
familyFringillidaeVigors 1825
genusAkialoaOlson and James 1995
speciesobscura(Gmelin 1788)

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: granivoref
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 18:57:32
Modified: 2009-01-03 20:57:32
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Lein 1972, Marsh 1875
Collections
No collection or age range data are available