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Ducula lakeba Worthy 2001 (Lakeba imperial-pigeon)

PaleoDB taxon number: 372928

Full reference: T. H. Worthy. 2001. A giant flightless pigeon gen. et sp. nov. and a new species of Ducula (Aves: Columbidae), from Quaternary deposits in Fiji. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 31:763-794

Belongs to Ducula according to T. H. Worthy 2001

Sister taxa: Ducula aurorae, Ducula david, Ducula galeata, Ducula goliath, Ducula harrisoni, Ducula latrans, Ducula oceanica, Ducula pacifica, Ducula tihonireasini

Type specimen: MNZ S38899, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Layer W, Qaranipuqa rockshelter, Lakeba, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Fiji.