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Chlorostilbon bracei Lawrence, 1877

Brace's emerald

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: July 1877

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Known only from the holotype collected on New Providence Island in 1877 (Graves & Olson, 1987).

 

Distribution

New Providence Island, Bahamas

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Lawrence, G.N. (1877). Descriptions of new species of  birds of the families Trochilidae and Tetraonidae. Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 1: 50-52.

 

Other references:

Graves, Gary R., and, Olson, Storrs L. (1987). Chlorostilbon bracei Lawrence, an extinct species of hummingbird from New Providence Island, Bahamas. The Auk 104: 296-302.

Olson, Storrs L. and Hilgartner, W. B. (1982). Fossil and subfossil birds from the Bahamas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 48: 22-56.

 

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