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Megacrex inepta

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Gruiformes
Familia: Rallidae
Genus: Megacrex
Species: Megacrex inepta

Name

Megacrex inepta Albertis & Salvadori, 1879

The New Guinea Flightless Rail (Megacrex inepta) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family, in the monotypic genus Megacrex. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Megacrex inepta. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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