Object: Chatham Island Rail, Cabalus modestus (Hutton, 1872); syntype of Rallus modestus Hutton, 1872
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|Scientific name||Cabalus modestus (Hutton, 1872), Rallus modestus Hutton, 1872|
|Identified by||Hutton, Frederick Wollaston|
|Common / Maori name||Chatham Island Rail, Matirakahu|
|Country collected||New Zealand|
|Region collected||Chatham Islands|
|Precise locality||Mangere Island (Pitt Island)|
|Collected by||Travers, Henry|
|Date collected||Jan 1872|
Syntype of Chatham Island rail (Cabalus modestus), downy chick collected onMangere Island, Chatham Islands byHenry Travers inJanuary 1872. The whereabouts of the two other syntype specimens is unknown.
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