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Upupa antaios Olson 1975 (Saint Helena hoopoe)

Reptilia - Coraciiformes - Upupidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335275

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 1975. Paleornithology of St. Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 23:1-49

Belongs to Upupa according to S. L. Olson 1975

Sister taxa: Upupa epops, Upupa marginata

Type specimen: USNM 175936, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Dry Gut, which is in a Holocene terrestrial horizon in Saint Helena.

Ecology: volant insectivore