The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Phoenicopterus copei Shufeldt, 1891



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Shufeldt, R. W. (1891). Fossil birds from the Equus beds of Oregon. Am. Nat. 25: 818-821.


Other references:

Brodkorb, Pierce and Phillips, Allan R. (1973). Pleistocene birds from the Valley of Mexico. Auk 90(2): 438-440.

Howard, Hildegarde. (1955). Fossil birds from Manix Lake, California. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 264-J: 199-205.


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