Galapagos Species Checklist

Neocrex erythrops Sclater, 1867

Gallareta, Paint-billed Crake

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Animalia

Phylum
Chordata

Class
Aves

Order
Gruiformes

Family
Rallidae

Genus
Neocrex

Species
erythrops

Taxon category: Accepted

Taxon origin: Native

Status

Least concern

Distribution

Map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

Distribution: Breeds on Santa Cruz, Floreana, San Cristobal and Isabela (Alcedo) Islands. One recorded on Genovesa.

References

  • Wiedenfeld, D.A. (2006) Aves, the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Check List 2006 2(2): 1-27.
  • Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G. Milstead, B., Márquez, C., Zabala, J., Buitrón, P., Llerena, A., et al. (2007) Galapagos vertebrates: endangered status and conservation actions. Galapagos Report 2006–2007. Charles Darwin Foundation, Puerto Ayora, p. 104–110.
  • Harris, M.P. (1973) The Galápagos avifauna. Condor 75(3): 265-278.
  • Harris, M.P. (1981) La avifauna de Galápagos. In: Eberhardt, U. (ed.): Compendio de ciencia en Galápagos. Charles Darwin Research Station, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador, p. 261-282.
  • Bowman, R.I. (1960) Report on Biological Reconnaissance of the Galapagos Islands during 1957. UNESCO, Paris, 1-65.
  • Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G. Betancourt, F. (2008) Avifauna vs automotores. Informe Galápagos 2007-2008. FCD, PNG & INGALA. Puerto Ayora, Ecuador. p. 111–114.
  • Bisconti, M. Landini, W., Bianucci, G., Cantalamessa, G., Carnevale, G. Ragaini, L. & Valleri, G. (2001) Biogeographic relationships of the Galapagos terrestrial biota: parsimony analyses of endemicity based on reptiles, land birds and Scalesia land plants. J. Biogeogr. 28: 495-510.
  • Freire, J.F. Santander, T., Jiménez-Uzcátegui, G., Carrasco, L., Cisneros-Heredia, D., Guevara, E., Sánchez-Nivicela, M., Tinoco, B. (2019) Lista Roja de las aves del Ecuador Quito, Ecuador. 97 pp.

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