Species made extinct by human activities

2017-07-31T05:29:41+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true North Island snipe, South Island snipe, Chatham fernbird, São Miguel scops owl, Small Mauritian flying fox, Bornean rhinoceros, Big-eared hopping mouse, Gull Island vole, Wake Island rail, Goff's pocket gopher, Chatham bellbird, Rocky Mountain locust, San Martín Island woodrat, Western black rhinoceros, Stout-legged wren, Paschalococos, Northern Sumatran rhinoceros, Dusky seaside sparrow, Dwarf hutia, Syrian wild ass, Syncaris pasadenae, Hemigrapsus estellinensis, Madeiran scops owl, New Zealand owlet-nightjar, Chadwick Beach cotton mouse, Bulldog rat flashcards Species made extinct by human activities
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  • North Island snipe
    The North Island snipe (Coenocorypha barrierensis), also known as the little barrier snipe or tutukiwi, is an extinct species of bird in the sandpiper family, Scolopacidae, that was endemic to New Zealand.
  • South Island snipe
    The South Island snipe (Coenocorypha iredalei), also known as the Stewart Island snipe or tutukiwi in Maori, is an extinct species of bird in the sandpiper family, Scolopacidae, that was endemic to New Zealand.
  • Chatham fernbird
    The Chatham fernbird (Megalurus rufescens) is an extinct bird species endemic to Pitt Island and Mangere Island (which belong to the Chatham Islands).
  • São Miguel scops owl
    The São Miguel scops owl (Otus frutuosoi) is a small extinct owl that once inhabited the island of São Miguel, in the Macaronesian archipelago of the Azores, in the North Atlantic Ocean.
  • Small Mauritian flying fox
    The small Mauritian flying fox or dark flying fox (Pteropus subniger, known as rougettes to early French travelers) is an extinct species of megabat.
  • Bornean rhinoceros
    The Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni), also known as Eastern Sumatran rhinoceros or Eastern hairy rhinoceros, is one of the three subspecies of Sumatran rhinoceros.
  • Big-eared hopping mouse
    The big-eared hopping mouse (Notomys macrotis) is an extinct species of mouse, which lived in the Moore River area of south-western Australia.
  • Gull Island vole
    The Gull Island vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus nesophilus) is a subspecies of the Meadow Vole last collected in 1897.
  • Wake Island rail
    The extinct Wake Island rail (Gallirallus wakensis) was a flightless rail and the only native land bird on the Pacific atoll of Wake.
  • Goff's pocket gopher
    Goff's southeastern pocket gopher (Geomys pinetis goffi) was a pocket gopher endemic to Brevard County, Florida, United States.
  • Chatham bellbird
    The Chatham bellbird (Anthornis melanocephala) is an extinct species of bird in the Meliphagidae family.
  • Rocky Mountain locust
    The Rocky Mountain locust (Melanoplus spretus) is an extinct species of locust that ranged through the western half of the United States and some western portions of Canada until the end of the 19th century.
  • San Martín Island woodrat
    The San Martín Island woodrat (Neotoma martinensis) is an extinct species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.
  • Western black rhinoceros
    The western black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis longipes) or West African black rhinoceros is a subspecies of the black rhinoceros, declared extinct by the IUCN in 2011.
  • Stout-legged wren
    The stout-legged wren or Yaldwin's wren (Pachyplichas yaldwyni) is an extinct species of New Zealand wren, a family of small birds endemic to New Zealand.
  • Paschalococos
    Paschalococos disperta (Rapa Nui palm or Easter Island palm), formerly Jubaea disperta, was the native cocoid palm species of Easter Island.
  • Northern Sumatran rhinoceros
    The Northern Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis lasiotis), also known as Chittagong rhinoceros or northern hairy rhinoceros was the most widespread subspecies of Sumatran rhinoceros, also the only known subspecies native to mainland Asia whilst the latter live in Indonesian islands.
  • Dusky seaside sparrow
    The dusky seaside sparrow, Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens, was a non-migratory subspecies of the seaside sparrow, found in Florida in the natural salt marshes of Merritt Island and along the St.
  • Dwarf hutia
    The dwarf hutia (Mesocapromys nanus) is known only from Cuba.
  • Syrian wild ass
    The Syrian wild ass (Equus hemionus hemippus), less commonly known as a hemippe, is an extinct subspecies of onager native to the Arabian peninsula.
  • Syncaris pasadenae
    Syncaris pasadenae was a species of shrimp in the family Atyidae, which is believed to be extinct.
  • Hemigrapsus estellinensis
    Hemigrapsus estellinensis is an extinct species of crab, formerly endemic to the Texas Panhandle.
  • Madeiran scops owl
    The Madeiran scops owl (Otus mauli) is a small extinct owl that once inhabited the island of Madeira in the Macaronesian archipelago off the north-west coast of Africa in the North Atlantic Ocean.
  • New Zealand owlet-nightjar
    The New Zealand owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles novazelandiae) was a large species of owlet-nightjar (family Aegothelidae) formerly endemic to the islands of New Zealand.
  • Chadwick Beach cotton mouse
    The Chadwick Beach cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus restrictus) is a presumed extinct subspecies of the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus).
  • Bulldog rat
    The bulldog rat (Rattus nativitatis) was a species of rat endemic to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.