PaleoDB taxon number: 336228
Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88
Type specimen: BBM-X 150202, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Makewehi Dunes, which is in a Holocene interdune horizon in Hawaii.
Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore