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Gallirallus philippensis (buff-banded rail)

Reptilia - Theropoda - Rallidae

Taxonomy
Rallus philippensis was named by Linnaeus (1766). It is extant.

It was recombined as Gallirallus philippensis by Balouet and Olson (1989), Steadman et al. (1990), Steadman (1993), Steadman et al. (1999) and Clements et al. (2017); it was recombined as Hypotaenidia philippensis by Worthy et al. (2015) and Worthy and Burley (2019).

Subspecies

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Rallus philippensis Linnaeus
1967Rallus philippensis Brodkorb p. 133
1989Gallirallus philippensis Balouet and Olson p. 22
1990Gallirallus philippensis Steadman et al. p. 136
1992Rallus philippensis Baird p. 26
1993Gallirallus philippensis Steadman
1999Gallirallus philippensis Steadman et al.
2015Hypotaenidia philippensis Worthy et al. p. 230
2017Gallirallus philippensis Clements et al.
2019Hypotaenidia philippensis Worthy and Burley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
RankNameAuthor
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
orderTheropoda
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
Coelurosauria()
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Telmatorae
superorderCharadriimorphaeHuxley 1867
orderGruiformesBonaparte 1854
familyRallidaeVigors 1825
genusGallirallusLafresnaye 1841
speciesphilippensis(Linnaeus 1766)

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.

Gallirallus philippensis Linnaeus 1766 [buff-banded rail]
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Gallirallus philippensis macquariensis Hutton 1879 [Macquarie Island rail]
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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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Middle Pleistocene to the top of the Holocene or 0.77400 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (40 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Pleistocene0.774 - 0.129Australia (South Australia) Rallus philippensis (28364)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Papua New Guinea Gallirallus philippensis (194696)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117Australia (South Australia) Gallirallus philippensis (136072) Rallus philippensis (181314)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.129 - 0.0Papua New Guinea Gallirallus philippensis (194693 194694)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Caledonia Gallirallus philippensis (13221 193985 193986 193987)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Solomon Islands Gallirallus philippensis (209066 209067)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Norfolk Island Gallirallus philippensis (194562 194566 194567)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (Macquarie Island) Gallirallus macquariensis (194606 194607)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tonga Gallirallus philippensis (194700 194701 194702 194713 194714 194715 194716 194751 194752 194753 194754 194755)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Vanuatu (Efate) Hypotaenidia philippensis (185434)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (Victoria) Rallus philippensis (138410)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Niue Gallirallus philippensis (193851 193854 193855 193864 193866 193873)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tonga (Vava'u) Hypotaenidia philippensis (208862 208864 208865)