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William T Brigham's Hawaiian Birds and a Possible Historical Record of Ciridops anna (Aves: Drepanidini) from Molokai
|Title:||William T Brigham's Hawaiian Birds and a Possible Historical Record of Ciridops anna (Aves: Drepanidini) from Molokai|
|Authors:||Olson, Storrs L.|
|Issue Date:||Oct 1992|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Olson SL. 1992. William T. Brigham's Hawaiian birds and a possible historical record of Ciridops anna (Aves: Drepanidini) from Molokai. Pac Sci 46(4): 495-500.|
|Abstract:||Two of the five known specimens of the extinct Hawaiian bird
Ciridops anna (Dole, 1878) came to the Museum of Comparative Zoology with
a small collection of Hawaiian birds of unknown origin. Historical evidence is
marshaled to show that this material was almost certainly collected by William
T. Brigham in 1864-1865. Circumstantial evidence suggests that the specimens
of Ciridops anna may have come from the island of Molokai, where the species
was previously unknown during the historic period.
|Appears in Collections:||Pacific Science Volume 46, Number 4, 1992|
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