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King or Mexican Rail
Rallus [elegans or tenuirostris] (= Rallus elegans)
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Rallus

Scientific:
  Rallus elegans

Citation:
  

Reference:
  

Protonym:
  

Avibase ID:
  830C577B413FE0B1

Taxomic Serial Number:

Geographic range:

  • Rallus elegans elegans: E Canada and ne US; winters to e Mexico
  • Rallus elegans ramsdeni: Cuba and Isle of Pines
  • Rallus tenuirostris: Central Mexico
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  King or Mexican Rail
Finnish:
  ruosteluhtakana
French:
  Râle élégant ou R. du Mexique


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   King or Mexican Rail ( Rallus [elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   King or Mexican Rail ( Rallus [elegans or tenuirostris])
Clements 1st edition:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Aztec/King Rail ( Rallus tenuirostris/elegans)
eBird version 2016:
   Aztec/King Rail ( Rallus tenuirostris/elegans)
eBird version 2017:
   Aztec/King Rail ( Rallus tenuirostris/elegans)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rallus elegans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rallus elegans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, elegans or tenuirostris]

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Other synonyms

German: Königsralle
English: Aztec/King Rail, King or Mexican Rail, King Rail
Spanish: Rascón Elegante
Finnish: ruosteluhtakana
French: Râle élégant, Râle élégant ou R. du Mexique
Latin: Rallus [elegans or tenuirostris], Rallus elegans, Rallus tenuirostris/elegans

 

         

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