Fossil records for the family Pigeons

Streptopelia rodericana
(Milne-Edwards)   1873
Recent, Rodrigues, e Mascarene Islands, wc Indian Ocean
Primary materials: Type: Sternum, humerus, femur, tibiotarsus, tarsometatarsus

KÓlmÓn Lambrecht,
Handbuch der Palaeornithologie
1024 p. (1933)
GebrŘder Borntraeger, Berlin

See also:
Pierce Brodkorb,
Catalogue of fossil birds. Part 4 (Columbiformes through Piciformes)
Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 15 (1971): 163-266


Macropygia heana
Steadman   1992
Holocene (1000-2000 years old) of Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, sc Pacific Ocean
Primary materials: Holotype: tarsometatarsus
Secondary materials: Paratypes: rostrum, quadratum, mandibula, coraco´dea, , scapulae, humeri, ulnae, carpometacarpi, phalanx digitalis majoris I, femora, tibiotarsi, tarsometatarsi

David W. Steadman,
New species of Gallicolumba and Macropygia (Aves: Columbidae) from archeological sites in Polynesia
in Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring Pierce Brodkorb, ed Jonathan J. Becker Science series Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 36 (1992): 329-348


Macropygia arevarevauupa
Steadman   1992
Holocene (750-1250 years old) of Huahine, nw Society Islands, sc Pacific Ocean
Primary materials: Holotype: tibiotarsus

David W. Steadman,
New species of Gallicolumba and Macropygia (Aves: Columbidae) from archeological sites in Polynesia
in Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring Pierce Brodkorb, ed Jonathan J. Becker Science series Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 36 (1992): 329-348


Caloenas canacorum
Balouet & Olson   1989
Holocene of New Caledonia
Primary materials: Holotype: right coraco´d
Secondary materials: Paratypes: sternum fragment, left coraco´d, proximal part left scapula, distal part right humerus. Right coraco´dea, sternum fragment, scapulae, humerus

Jean Christophe Balouet & Storrs L. Olson,
Fossil birds from late Quaternary deposits in New Caledonia
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469 (1989): 1-38
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.


Gallicolumba nui
Steadman   1992
Holocene (1000-2000 years old) of Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, sc Pacific Ocean
Primary materials: Holotype: tarsometatarsus
Secondary materials: Paratypes: tarsometatarsi, Other: mandibula, sterna, coraco´dea, scapulae, humeri, ulnae, ulnare, carpometacarpi, phalanx digitalis majoris I, tibiotarsi

David W. Steadman,
New species of Gallicolumba and Macropygia (Aves: Columbidae) from archeological sites in Polynesia
in Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring Pierce Brodkorb, ed Jonathan J. Becker Science series Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 36 (1992): 329-348


Gallicolumba longitarsus
Balouet & Olson   1989
Holocene of New Caledonia
Primary materials: Holotype: complete left tarsometatarsus
Secondary materials: Paratypes: complete left femur, distal helft right tarsometatarsus, proximal fragment left tarsometatarsus; partial left coraco´d, tarsometatarsi, femur, coraco´deum

Jean Christophe Balouet & Storrs L. Olson,
Fossil birds from late Quaternary deposits in New Caledonia
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469 (1989): 1-38
Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.


Ducula david
Balouet & Olson   1987
Holocene of 'Eua, Tonga, sc Pacific Ocean
Primary materials: Holotype: right tarsometatarsus
Secondary materials: Paratypes: fragment left coraco´d, anterior part left scapula

Jean Christophe Balouet & Storrs L. Olson,
A new extinct species of giant pigeon (Columbidae: Ducula) from archaeological deposits on Wallis (Uvea) Island, South Pacific
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 100 (1987): 769-775


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