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Pomarea whitneyi

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: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea
Familia: Monarchidae
Genus: Pomarea
Species: Pomarea whitneyi

Name

Pomarea whitneyi Murphy & Mathews, 1928

References

* IUCN link: Pomarea whitneyi Murphy & Mathews, 1928 (Critically Endangered)
* American Museum Novitates no.337 p.8


Vernacular names
English: Fatuhiva Monarch

The Fatuhiva Monarch (Pomarea whitneyi) is a large flycatcher. It is endemic to Fatu Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia.

It is critically endangered, with an estimated population of less than 1,000.

The binomial name commemorates the US philanthropist Harry Payne Whitney.

References

* BirdLife International (2004). Pomarea whitneyi. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is critically endangered

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