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Nycticorax kalavikai Steadman et al. 2000

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

Belongs to Nycticorax according to D. W. Steadman et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Nycticorax caledonicus, Nycticorax duboisi, Nycticorax fidens, Nycticorax mauritianus, Nycticorax megacephalus, Nycticorax nycticorax, Nycticorax olsoni

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.