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Fulica newtonii Milne-Edwards 1867 (Mascarene coot)

PaleoDB taxon number: 370520

Alternative combination: Fulica newtoni

Full reference: A. Milne-Edwards. 1867. Memoire sur une espèce éteinte du genre Fulica qui habitait autrefois l'île Maurice. . Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Cinquième Série, Zoolologie et Paléontologie 8:195-220

Belongs to Fulica according to C. Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Fulica americana, Fulica atra, Fulica cristata, Fulica infelix, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mare aux Songes swamp (Clark collection), which is in a Holocene mire/swamp peat in Mauritius