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Collection Birds
Object ID 72.0371.978
Object Name Porphyrula martinicus
Other Name GALLINULE, PURPLE
Description Forehead shield should be powder blue, bill red with yellow tip. Rear toe missing, one claw tip broken. Shot By F.T. Pember, Tampa, FL. Fe. 24, 1909.
Collector Pember, F.T.
Collection date 1909-02-24
Place of Origin Tampa, Hillsborough County, w. centr. Florida
Genus Porphyrula
Species martinicus
Sex Male
Genus Name Synonym Ionornis or Porphyrio
Species Name Synonym martinica