Porphyrio hochstetteri

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Porphyrio hochstetteri
Taxonavigation: Gruiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Gruiformes

Familia: Rallidae
Genus: Porphyrio
Species: Porphyrio hochstetteri


  • Porphyrio hochstetteri (Meyer, 1883)


primary references[edit]

  • Abbild.Vog.Skelett. Lief.4&5 p.28 pl.34-37

additional references[edit]

  • Hegg, D. et al. (online, 2011): Demography of takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri) in Fiordland: environmental factors and management affect survival and breeding success. New Zealand journal of ecology, 36(1) abstract and pdf
  • Trewick, S.A. 1996: Morphology and evolution of two takahe: flightless rails of New Zealand. Journal of zoology, 238(2): 221–237. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1996.tb05391.x
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