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Rallus longirostris obsoletus
(California clapper rail)

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Rallus longirostris obsoletus (California clapper rail)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rallus longirostris obsoletus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • California clapper rail
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rallus longirostris obsoletus Ridgway, 1874

Preferred Common Name

  • California clapper rail

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Gruiformes
  •                         Family: Rallidae
  •                             Genus: Rallus
  •                                 Species: Rallus longirostris
  •                                     Subspecies: Rallus longirostris obsoletus

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Lepidium latifolium (perennial pepperweed)CaliforniaEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010a
Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass)CaliforniaEcosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010
Spartina densifloraCaliforniaCompetition - monopolizing resourcesCalifornia State Coastal Conservancy, 2016

References

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California State Coastal Conservancy, 2016. San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project. Oakland, California, USA: California State Coastal Conservancy. http://www.spartina.org