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Northern Jacana
Jacana spinosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Jacanidae
Genus:
  Jacana

Scientific:
  Jacana spinosa

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.152

Protonym:
  Fulica spinosa

Avibase ID:
  3E6F686E54DC358F

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176449

Geographic range:

  • Jacana spinosa spinosa: Belize and Guatemala to w Panama
  • Jacana spinosa gymnostoma: N Mexico to Chiapas, Yucatán Peninsula and Cozumel I.
  • Jacana spinosa violacea: Cuba, Isle of Pines, Jamaica and Hispaniola
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Northern Jacana
Czech:
  ostnák trnitý
German:
  Gelbstirn-Blatthühnchen
Danish:
  Nordlig Jacana
Spanish:
  Jacana Centroamericana
Finnish:
  amerikanjassana
French:
  Jacana du Mexique
Icelandic:
  Northern Jacana
Italian:
  Jacana del Centroamerica
Japanese:
  amerikarenkaku
Japanese:
  アメリカレンカク
Dutch:
  Jacana
Norwegian:
  Gulpannebladhøne
Polish:
  dlugoszpon zóltoczelny
Portuguese:
  Jaçanã-de-fronte-amarela
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Northern Jacana
Russian:
  Желтолобая якана
Slovak:
  jakana ostnatá
Swedish:
  centralamerikansk jaçana
Chinese:
  美洲水雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana gymnostoma)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Mexican Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Mexican Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Jaçana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Jacana du Mexique ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Jacana du Mexique ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Northern Jacana ( Jacana spinosa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Jacana spinosa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Jacana spinosa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Jacana [jacana or spinosa] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Jacana del Carib
Czech: Ostnák trnitý
Danish: Nordlig Jacana
German: Gelbstirn-Blatthühnchen, Gelbstirnjassana, Jassana
English: American Jacana, Jaçana, Mexican Jacana, Mexican Jaçana, Middle American Jacana, Northern Jacana
Spanish: Gallito, Gallito de agua, Gallito de Agua Mejicano, Gallito de Dedos Largos, Jacana Centroamericana, jacana frente-amarilla, Jacana Mesoamericana, Jacana Norteña, jacana norteño
Spanish (Costa Rica): Jacana Centroamericana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallito
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito de Agua
Spanish (Spain): Jacana Centroamericana
Spanish (Honduras): Gallito de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Jacana Mesoamericana, jacana norteña, jacana norteño
Spanish (Nicaragua): Jacana Centroamericana
Spanish (Panama): Jacana Norteña
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Jacana Centroamericana
Estonian: kuldlauk-lootoselind (kuldlauk-jassaana)
Finnish: Amerikanjassana
French: Jacana à ailes jaunes, Jacana du Mexique, Jacana roux
Irish: Seacana sporeiteach
Haitian Creole French: Doktè
Hungarian: északi jasszána
Italian: Jacana del Centroamerica, Jacana spinosa
Japanese: amerikarenkaku
Japanese: アメリカレンカク
Latin: Jacana gymnostoma, Jacana spinosa
Lithuanian: Geltonkaktė žakana
Latvian: Amerikas jakāna
Dutch: Jacana, Leljacana
Norwegian: Gulpannebladhøne
Polish: dlugoszpon zóltoczelny, długoszpon żółtoczelny
Portuguese: Jaçanã-de-fronte-amarela
Russian: желтолобая якана
Slovak: jakana ostnatá
Serbian: Severna jakana
Swedish: Centralamerikansk jacana, centralamerikansk jaçana
Chinese: 美洲水雉
Chinese (Traditional): 距翅水雉

 

         

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