Hovacrex roberti (Andrews)

Hova Gallinule (Hovacrex roberti)

The Hova Gallinule was described in 1897 based on subfossil remains found on the island of Madagascar.

The species was quite large, perhaps about 50 cm.

The known remains only include the pelvis and the hind limbs, thus it is not known if this species was flightless. 


edited: 04.05.2019