Amazona sp. ‘Montserrat’

Montserrat Amazon (Amazona sp.)

The Montserrat Amazon is known only from subfossil remains, a coracoid, a femur, two humeri and an ulna, found at the Trants archaeological site on the island of Montserrat.

The species was the smallest member of its genus found in the Caribbean region so far. [1]



[1] Charles A. Woods; Florence E. Sergile: Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives, Second Edition. CRC Press; Auflage: Subsequent 2001


edited: 13.02.2020