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Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae

Scientific:
  Meleagris gallopavo
Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Protonym:
  Meleagris gallopavo

Avibase ID:
  9C5ED06A51A9FFEE

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176136

Geographic range:

  • Meleagris gallopavo gallopavo: S Mexico (Jalisco to Veracruz and south to Guerrero)
  • Meleagris gallopavo merriami: Western US
  • Meleagris gallopavo osceola: Locally in Florida
  • Meleagris gallopavo silvestris: Central and e US
  • Meleagris gallopavo [mexicana]: Mountains west of central plateau of Mexico
  • Meleagris gallopavo intermedia: N Texas to e-central Mexico
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Wild Turkey
Czech:
  krocan divoký
German:
  Truthuhn
Danish:
  Kalkun
Spanish:
  Guajolote Gallipavo
Finnish:
  kalkkuna
French:
  Dindon sauvage
Icelandic:
  Kalkúni
Italian:
  Tacchino comune
Japanese:
  shichimenchou
Japanese:
  シチメンチョウ
Dutch:
  Kalkoen
Norwegian:
  Kalkun
Polish:
  indyk zwyczajny
Portuguese:
  Peru-bravo
Russian:
  Индейка
Slovak:
  morka divá
Swedish:
  Kalkon
Chinese:
  火鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Merriam's Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Merriam's Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Merriam's Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Merriam's Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Dindon sauvage ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Dindon sauvage ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 4th edition:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
eBird version 1.50:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
eBird version 1.52:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
eBird version 1.53:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
eBird version 1.54:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
eBird version 1.55:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Common Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Common Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
James Lee Peters:
    Meleagris gallopavo
James Lee Peters (original):
    Meleagris gallopavo
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Meleagris gallopavo
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Meleagris gallopavo

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Belarusian: dzikaja indyčka, дзікая індычка
Bulgarian: diva pujka, дива пуйка
Breton: kilhog-indez
Catalan: gall dindi, paó, polla d'índia
Czech: krocan, Krocan divoký
Welsh: Twrcen, twrci
Danish: Kalkun
German: Bronzetruthuhn, Truthuhn
Greek: dianοs, galοpoula, kourkοs, γαλοπούλα, διάνος, κούρκος
English: Common Turkey, Eastern Turkey, Feral Turkey, Florida Turkey, Merriam's Turkey, Mexican Turkey, Plain Turkey, Rio Grande Turkey, Turkey, Wild Turkey
Esperanto: meleagro
Spanish: Guajalote gallipavo, guajalote norteño, Guajalote Silvestre, Guajolote gallipavo , Guajolote Norteño, pavo, Pavo Común
Spanish (Mexico): guajalote norteño, Guajalote Silvestre, guajolote norteño
Estonian: kalkun, metskalkun
Basque: indioilar
Finnish: Kalkkuna
Faroese: kalkun
French: Dinde sauvage, Dindon, Dindon sauvage
Friulian: dindi, dindiat
Frisian: kalkoen
Irish: pavo, turcaí
Manx: kellagh frangagh
Hebrew: הודן־בר
Croatian: puran
Hungarian: pulyka, vadpulyka
Icelandic: kalkún, Kalkúni
Italian: tacchino, Tacchino comune, Tacchino selvatico
Japanese: shichimenchou
Japanese: シチメンチョウ
Cornish: turki, yar Gyni
Latin: Meleagris galloparvo, Meleagris gallopavo
Ladino: tachin
Lithuanian: kalakutas, Meksikinis kalakutas
Latvian: titars, tītars
Macedonian: misirka, мисирка
Maltese: dundjan
Dutch: Kalkoen, Wilde Kalkoen
Norwegian: kalkun
Occitan: piòt
Polish: indyk, indyk (zwyczajny), Indyk zwyczajny
Portuguese: perú, Peru-bravo
Romansh: galdin
Romanian: curcan, tudkano tudka
Russian: dikaja indejka, дикая индейка, Индейка, Индейка обыкновенная, индюк, Обыкновенная индейка
Sardinian: caboni de ěndias, caboni de ìndias, dindu, dìndulu, ghindu, pioccu, pudda d'endia, pudda d'ìndia
Scots: pulaidh
Northern Sami: kálkon
Slovak: morka, Morka divá
Slovenian: pura, puran
Albanian: gjeli i detit
Serbian: ćuran, ћуран
Swedish: Kalkon
Turkmen: hindi
Turkish: Yabani Hindi
Ukrainian: indik, індик
Sorbian, Lower: truta, trutawa, turk
Sorbian, Upper: truta, trutak
Chinese: 火鸡

 

         

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