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African Ostrich (Struthio camelus) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Struthioniformes
Family:
  Struthionidae

Scientific:
  Struthio camelus
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Struthio camelus

Avibase ID:
  2247CB050A76CF8E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 202219

Geographic range:

  • Struthio camelus camelus: Sahel of North Africa and the Sudan
  • Struthio camelus syriacus: Formerly Syrian and Arabian deserts. Extinct ca. 1966
  • Struthio camelus syriacus: Formerly Syrian and Arabian deserts. Extinct ca 1966
  • Struthio camelus massaicus: S Kenya and e Tanzania
  • Struthio camelus australis: Southern Africa
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  African Ostrich
Czech:
  pštros dvouprstý
German:
  Strauß
Danish:
  Masaistruds
Spanish:
  Avestruz
Finnish:
  strutsi
French:
  Autruche d'Afrique
Icelandic:
  Strútur
Italian:
  Struzzo comune
Japanese:
  dachou
Japanese:
  ダチョウ
Dutch:
  Struisvogel
Norwegian:
  Struts
Polish:
  strus czerwonoskóry
Portuguese:
  Avestruz
Russian:
  Африканский страус
Slovak:
  pštros dvojprstý
Swedish:
  Masajstruts
Chinese:
  非洲鸵鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   African Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   African Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Ostrich (Common) ( Struthio camelus [camelus Group])
eBird version 1.53:
   Ostrich (Common) ( Struthio camelus [camelus Group])
eBird version 1.54:
   Ostrich (Common) ( Struthio camelus [camelus Group])
eBird version 1.55:
   Ostrich (Common) ( Struthio camelus [camelus Group])
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Ostrich ( Struthio camelus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Struthio camelus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Struthio [camelus or molybdophanes] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Volstruis
Arabic: النعامة
Azerbaijani: Dəvəquşu
Belarusian: straŭs, Страус, страўс
Bulgarian: štraus, щраус
Breton: struskańval, Struskañval
Catalan: estruç
Czech: pštros, pštros dvouprstý
Welsh: estrys
Danish: Masaistruds, struds
German: Arabischer Strauß, Nordafrikanische Strauß, Strauss
Greek: strouthokamilos, στρουθοκάμηλος
English: African Ostrich, Arabian ostrich, Common Ostrich, North African Ostrich, Ostrich, Ostrich (Common), Sahel Ostrich
Esperanto: struto
Spanish: Avestruz
Estonian: jaanalind
Basque: ostruka
Finnish: Strutsi
Faroese: strutsur
French: autruche, Autruche d'Afrique
Friulian: struç
Frisian: strúsfûgel
Irish: avestruz, ostrais, ostrais Thua-Afracach
Gaelic: Struth
Galician: Avestruz
Manx: eean roie, ostriçh
Hebrew: יען
Croatian: noj
Hungarian: strucc
Icelandic: Strútur
Italian: struzzo, Struzzo comune
Japanese: dachou
Japanese: ダチョウ
Cornish: strus
Latin: Struthio camelus, Struthio camelus [camelus Group], Struthio camelus camelus
Ladino: struz
Lithuanian: Afrikinis strutis, strutis
Latvian: strauss
Macedonian: noj, ноj, Ној
Maltese: Nama
Dutch: Struisvogel
Norwegian: struts
Sotho, Northern: Mpšhe
Occitan: estruci
Polish: struś, strus czerwonoskóry, struś czerwonoskóry, Struś masajski, Struś północnoafrykański
Portuguese: avestruz
Romansh: strut
Romanian: astrechi barimatango, strut, struţ
Russian: straus, Африканский Страус, страус
Sardinian: a-bistrussu, istrutzu
Scots: struth
Northern Sami: struhcca
Slovak: pštros, Pštros dvojprstý
Slovenian: Noj
Shona: Mhou
Albanian: struci
Serbian: Hoj, noj, ноj, Ној
Siswant: Inshi
Sotho, Southern: Mpšhe
Swedish: Masajstruts, Struts
Swahili: Mbuni
Turkmen: devekuşu
Tswana: Mpshe
Turkish: devekuşu
Tsonga: Yinca
Ukrainian: straus, страус
Sorbian, Lower: štrus
Sorbian, Upper: štrus
Xhosa: Inciniba
Chinese: 非洲鸵鸟
Zulu: iNtshe

 

         

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