Galapagos Species Checklist

Geospiza acutirostris Ridgway, 1894

Pinzon de tierra de Genovesa, Genovesa Ground-finch

Very similar to Vampire Ground-finch G. septentrionalis and Sharp-beaked Ground Finch G. difficilis.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Chordata

Class
Aves

Order
Passeriformes

Family
Thraupidae

Genus
Geospiza

Species
acutirostris

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Geospiza difficilis Sharpe, 1888; Geospiza difficilis debilirostris Ridgway, 1894; Geospiza difficilis difficilis Sharpe, 1888; Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis Rothschild & Hartert, 1899; Geospiza nebulosa (Gould, 1837).

Status

Vulnerable

Distribution

Distribution: Only in Genovesa Island.

References

  • Farrington, H. Lawson, L., Clark, C. & Petren, K. (2014) The evolutionary history of Darwin's finches: speciation, gene flow, and introgression in a fragmented landscape. Evolution doi 10.1111/evo.12484.
  • Lamichhaney, S. Berglund, J., Sällman Almén, M., Maqbool, K., Grabherr, M., Martinez-Barrio, A., Promerova, M., Rubin, C.J., Wang, C., Zamani, N., Grant, B.R., Grant, P.R., Webster, M.T., Andersson, L. (2015) Evolution of Darwin’s finches and their beaks revealed by genome sequencing Nature 518: 371-386. doi:10.1038/nature14181
  • Remsen, J.V. Areta, J.I.Jr., Cadena, C.D., Claramunt, S., Jaramillo, A., Pacheco, J.F., Pérez-Emán, J., Robbins, M.B., Stiles, F.G., Stotz, D.F., Zimmer, K. J. (2016) A Classification of the Bird Species of South America. South American Classification Committee. American Ornithologists' Union http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm
  • IUCN (2017) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2016-3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 February 2017.

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