Family Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Vulnerable

Genovesa Ground-finch (Geospiza acutirostris)


Taxonomy

French: Géospize de Genovesa German: Genovesagrundfink Spanish: Pinzón de Darwin de Genovesa picofino
Taxonomy:

Geospiza acutirostris

Ridgway

, 1894,

Genovesa

.

Recent molecular work has shown that this taxon and G. septentrionalis, both previously treated within G. difficilis (which see), are not sisters to each other or to difficilis, so that each requires species status#R#R. Occasionally hybridizes with G. propinqua. Monotypic.

Distribution:

Genovesa, in N Galapagos Is.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2018). Genovesa Ground-finch (Geospiza acutirostris). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1344177 on 23 September 2018).