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Object: Macquarie Island rail, Gallirallus philippensis macquariensis; holotype of Rallus philippensis macquariensis

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Registration Number OR.015139
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Scientific name Gallirallus philippensis macquariensis, Rallus philippensis macquariensis
Type status holotype
Common / Maori name Macquarie Island rail
Precise locality Macquarie Island
Collected by Hutton, Frederick
Date collected 1879
Section Birds

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