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Common Gallinule
Gallinula galeata (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1818)
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Gallinula

Scientific:
  Gallinula galeata

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1818)

Reference:
  Verz.ausgestop.Saug.Vog. p.36 Concept

Protonym:
  Crex galeata

Avibase ID:
  3EF081A8ED429A45

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 708108

Geographic range:

  • Gallinula galeata galeata: Venezuela, Trinidad, and the Guianas south to northern Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil
  • Gallinula galeata cachinnans: SE Canada to w Panama, Bermuda and Galapagos Islands
  • Gallinula galeata cerceris: Greater and Lesser Antilles
  • Gallinula galeata barbadensis: Barbados
  • Gallinula galeata pauxilla: E Panama to n and w Colombia, arid w Ecuador and nw Peru
  • Gallinula galeata garmani: Andes of Peru to Chile, Bolivia and nw Argentina
  • Gallinula galeata sandvicensis: Hawaiian Islands
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Common Gallinule
Czech:
  Common Gallinule
German:
  Amerikateichhuhn
Danish:
  Florida rørhøne
Spanish:
  Gallineta americana
Finnish:
  Common Gallinule
French:
  Gallinule d'Amérique
Icelandic:
  Common Gallinule
Italian:
  Gallinella americana
Japanese:
  amerikaban
Japanese:
  アメリカバン
Dutch:
  Amerikaans Waterhoen
Norwegian:
  Amerikasivhøne
Polish:
  kokoszka amerykańska
Portuguese:
  Frango-d'água-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  frango-d'água-comum
Russian:
  Американская камышница
Slovak:
  sliepočka nahana
Swedish:
  amerikansk rörhöna
Chinese:
  黑水鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Common Gallinule ( Gallinula galeata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinula galeata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Gallinula [chloropus or galeata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Polla d'aigua americana
Danish: Florida rørhøne
German: Amerikanisches Teichhuhn, Amerikateichhuhn
English: American Moorhen, Common Gallinule, Common Moorhen (American)
English (United Kingdom): American Moorhen
English (Kenya): American Moorhen
Spanish: Gallineta Americana, Tagüita del norte
Spanish (Argentine): Pollona negra
Spanish (Chile): Tagüita del norte
Spanish (Colombia): Polla gris
Spanish (Cuba): Gallareta de pico rojo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallareta Pico Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Gallineta Americana
Spanish (Mexico): Gallineta Frente Roja
Spanish (Panama): Gallareta Frentirroja
Spanish (Peru): Polla de Agua Común
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gallareta Común
Spanish (Paraguay): Polla negra
Spanish (Uruguay): Polla de Agua
Spanish (Venezuela): Gallineta de Agua
French: Gallinule d’Amérique, Gallinule d'Amérique
Guarani: Ñahana
Haitian Creole French: Poul dlo tèt wouj
Hawaiian: 'Alae 'ula
Croatian: Američka mlakuša
Hungarian: Amerikai vízityúk
Italian: Gallinella americana
Japanese: amerikaban
Japanese: アメリカバン
Latin: Gallinula chloropus [galeata Group], Gallinula galeata
Dutch: Amerikaans Waterhoen
Norwegian: Amerikasivhøne
Polish: kokoszka amerykańska
Portuguese: Frango-d'água-comum
Portuguese (Brazil): frango-d'água-comum, galinha-d'agua
Portuguese (Portugal): Galinha-d'água-americana
Russian: Американская камышница
Slovak: sliepočka nahana
Serbian: Američka barska kokica
Swedish: amerikansk rörhöna
Chinese: 黑水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 普通水雞

 

         

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