List of extinct animals of the Hawaiian Islands

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This is an incomplete list of extinct animals of the Hawaiian Islands.

Contents

  • 1 Mammals
  • 2 Birds
  • 3 Insects
  • 4 Mollusks
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References

Mammals

  • Synemporion keana

Birds

Pre-European extinctions (before 1778)

The moa-nalo
  • Apteribis, Maui and Molokai, 200,000 years ago
  • Giant amakihi, Hawaii, 1000 BC
  • Giant Hawaii goose, Hawaii, 7000 BC
  • Great Maui crake, Maui, the 13th century AD
  • High-billed crow, Maui, circa AD 1000
  • Kauaʻi finch, Kauaʻi and Oʻahu, Hawaii, the early 16th century AD
  • Kaua'i mole duck, Kaua'i, 4050 BC
  • Kaua'i palila, Kaua'i, unknown
  • Maui Nui finch, Maui and Molokaʻi, Hawaii, the early 12th century AD
  • Moa-nalo, Hawaii, the 11th century AD
  • Nēnē-nui, Hawaii, 6000 BC
  • Oʻahu grosbeak, Oʻahu and Maui, Hawaii, 7000 BC
  • O'ahu petrel, Hawaii, 6000 BC
  • Primitive koa-finch, Oʻahu and Maui, Hawaii, before 1778
  • Scissor-billed koa-finch fossils on Kauaʻi, and Maui, Hawaii, unknown
  • Stilt-owls (Grallistrix spp.) circa AD 1000
  • Stout-legged finch, Kauaʻi, Hawaii, unknown
  • Wood harrier, Maui and Molokai, unknown

Post-European extinctions (1778)

Possibly extinct birds

Insects

Mollusks

The Carelia cochlea The Carelia dolei The Carelia turricula

See also

  • List of extinct animals
  • List of Asian animals extinct in the Holocene
  • List of African animals extinct in the Holocene
  • List of extinct animals of Australia
  • List of extinct animals of Europe
  • List of New Zealand animals extinct in the Holocene
  • List of North American animals extinct in the Holocene
  • List of extinct animals of Oceania
  • List of South American animals extinct in the Holocene
  • List of extinct bird species since 1500
  • Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands
  • Endemic birds of Hawaii
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

References

    • IUCN 2006. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 February 2007.
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