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Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Numididae
Genus:
  Numida

Scientific:
  Numida meleagris

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.158

Protonym:
  Phasianus meleagris

Avibase ID:
  1044B438EE7556BB

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176126

Geographic range:

  • Numida meleagris meleagris: eastern Chad to Ethiopia, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and northern Kenya
  • Numida meleagris somaliensis: NE Ethiopia and Somalia
  • Numida meleagris galeatus: west Africa to southern Chad, central Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northern Angola
  • Numida meleagris mitratus: Tanzania to e Mozambique, Zambia and n Botswana
  • Numida meleagris marungensis: S Congo basin to w Angola and Zambia
  • Numida meleagris sabyi: NW Morocco
  • Numida meleagris coronatus: E South Africa
  • Numida meleagris reichenowi: Kenya and central Tanzania
  • Numida meleagris papillosus: S Angola to Botswana and Namibia
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Helmeted Guineafowl
Czech:
  perlička kropenatá
German:
  Helmperlhuhn
Danish:
  Perlehøne
Spanish:
  Pintada Común
Finnish:
  helmikana
French:
  Pintade de Numidie
Icelandic:
  Perluhæna
Italian:
  Faraona
Japanese:
  horohorochou
Japanese:
  ホロホロチョウ
Dutch:
  Helmparelhoen
Norwegian:
  Hjelmperlehøne
Polish:
  perlica zwyczajna
Portuguese:
  Fraca da Guiné
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Helmeted Guineafowl
Russian:
  Обыкновенная цесарка
Slovak:
  perlička prilbatá
Swedish:
  hjälmpärlhöna
Chinese:
  珠鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pintade de Numidie ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pintade de Numidie ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Numida meleagris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Numida meleagris [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Numida meleagris [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Helmeted Guineafowl ( Numida meleagris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Numida meleagris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Numida meleagris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Tarentaal
Belarusian: cacarka, цацарка
Bulgarian: tokačka, токачка
Breton: klujar-Spagn
Catalan: pintada, Pintada comuna
Czech: perlička, Perlicka kropenatá, perlička kropenatá
Welsh: cochwat, combác, iâr gini
Danish: Perlehøne
German: Helmperlhuhn, Perlhuhn
Greek: frankokota, φραγκόκοτα
English: Common Guineafowl, Gray-breasted Helmet Guineafowl, Grey-breasted Helmet Guineafowl, Guineafowl, Helmet Guineafowl, Helmeted Guineafowl, Helmet-Guineafowl, Tufted Guineafowl, Wattle-nosed Guineafowl
English (Kenya): Helmeted Guineafowl
Esperanto: numido
Spanish: gallina de guinea, Guinea, Guinea Torcaz, Guineo, Guineo Común, Pintada, Pintada Común
Spanish (Cuba): Guineo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Guinea, Pintada
Spanish (Spain): Pintada Común
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Guinea Torcaz
Estonian: pärlkana, pärlkana (kiiver-pärlkana)
Basque: pintada
Finnish: Helmikana
Faroese: perluhøna
French: pintade, Pintade commune, Pintade de Numidie, Pintade mitrée, Pintade sauvage
Friulian: faraone, gjaline faraone
Frisian: poepeletaat
Irish: galiña de guiné, guine
Manx: eeanlee injinagh, kiark injinagh
Haitian Creole French: Pentad Mawon
Hebrew: פנינית
Croatian: biserka
Hungarian: gyöngytyúk, sisakos gyöngytyúk
Icelandic: Perluhæna, perluhænsn
Italian: Faraona, Faraona comune
Japanese: horohorochou
Japanese: ホロホロチョウ
Cornish: gallina
Kwangali: Nkanga
Latin: Numida meleagris, Numida meleagris meleagris, Numida reichenowi
Ladino: faraona
Lithuanian: Naminė patarška, patarška
Latvian: parastā pērļvista, perlu vistina, pērļu vistiņa
Malagasy: Akanga, akohon-drano, otrika, Vitro, Vitro-ala
Macedonian: indiska kokoška, индиcкa кoкoшкa, Индиска кокошка
Maltese: farawni
Dutch: Helmparelhoen, parelhoen
Norwegian: Hjelmperlehøne, perlehøne
Sotho, Northern: Kgaka
Occitan: pintarda
Polish: perlica, perlica (zwyczajna), Perlica zwyczajna, perliczka
Portuguese: Fraca da Guiné, Fraca de guine, Fraca-de-guine, galinha d'angola, Pintada, Pintada da Guiné
Portuguese (Portugal): Pintada
Romansh: giaglina perlada
Romanian: bibilica, bibilică
Russian: cesarka, Обыкновенная цесарка, цесарка
Sardinian: magliocchina, pudda campina, pudda de ěndias, pudda de ìndias
Scots: coileach innseanach, male
Northern Sami: pearalvuonccis
Slovak: perlička, Perlička bodkovaná, perlička prilbatá
Slovenian: pegatka
Shona: Hanga
Albanian: pula faraone
Serbian: biserka, misirka, бисерка, мисирка
Siswant: Imphangele
Sotho, Southern: Khaka
Swedish: Hjälmpärlhöna, pärlhöna
Swahili: Kanga
Turkmen: beçtavuğu
Tswana: Kgaka
Turkish: Beçtavuğu
Tsonga: Mhanghela
Ukrainian: cesarka, цесарка
Sorbian, Lower: parlawa, parlickata kurka
Sorbian, Upper: krjepjena, parlawa, parlowa kokoš
Xhosa: Impangele
Chinese: 珠鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 普通珠雞
Zulu: iMpangele

 

         

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