PaleoDB taxon number: 371230
Full reference: D. W. Steadman, T. H. Worthy, A. J. Anderson and R. Walter. 2000. New species and records of birds from prehistoric sites on Niue, southwest Pacific. The Wilson Bulletin 112:165-186
Type specimen: MNZ S37651, a set of limb elements (tarsometarsus). Its type locality is Anakuli Cave, Hakupu, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Niue.