IUCN threat status:

Extinct (EX)


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Range Description

Fregilupus varius was endemic to Runion (to France). It was described by most visitors to the island from 1669 onwards, and was apparently common as late as the 1830s (Cheke 1987). However, the last specimen was shot in 1837, and the species became extinct between 1850 and 1860. Nineteen specimens survive (Berger 1957).


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