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Black Rail
Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi] (= Laterallus jamaicensis) (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Laterallus

Scientific:
  Laterallus jamaicensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.718

Protonym:
  Rallus jamaicensis

Avibase ID:
  C5DF08E75E27B2B5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176263

Geographic range:

  • Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis: E US to Belize and Cuba; winters to C America and W Indies
  • Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus: Coastal central California south to n Baja California
  • Laterallus jamaicensis salinasi: Central Chile (Atacama to Malleco) and extreme w Argentina
  • Laterallus jamaicensis murivagans: Arid littoral of Peru
  • Laterallus tuerosi: Andes of central Peru (Lake Junín)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black or Junin Rail
Czech:
  chřástal tmavý
German:
  Schieferralle
Danish:
  Sort Dværgrikse
Spanish:
  Polluela Negruzca
Finnish:
  mustarääkkä
French:
  Râle noir
Icelandic:
  Black Rail
Italian:
  Rallo nerastro
Japanese:
  kurokobitokuina
Japanese:
  クロコビトクイナ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Dwergral
Norwegian:
  Perlerikse
Polish:
  derkaczyk sniady
Portuguese:
  açanã-preta
Portuguese (Brazil):
  açanã-preta
Russian:
  Американский погоныш
Slovak:
  chriašteľ tmavý
Swedish:
  svartrall
Chinese:
  黑田鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Black Rail ( Porzana jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Porzana jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Porzana jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Porzana jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Porzana jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Black Rail ( Creciscus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black or Junin Rail ( Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Râle noir ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Râle noir ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   American Black Crake ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   American Black Crake ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Laterallus jamaicensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Laterallus jamaicensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Laterallus jamaicensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Laterallus jamaicensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Laterallus jamaicensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Catalan: Rasclet fosc
Czech: Chrástal cerný, chřástal tmavý
Danish: Sort Dværgrikse
German: Schieferralle
English: American Black Crake, American black rail, Black Crake, Black or Junin Rail, Black Rail, Farallon Rail, Farallone Rail
Spanish: Burrito cuyano, Burrito Negruzco, Gallineta negra, Gallito Negro, Pidencito, Polluela Negra, Polluela Negruzca
Spanish (Argentine): Burrito cuyano
Spanish (Chile): Pidencito
Spanish (Colombia): Polluela Negra
Spanish (Costa Rica): Polluela negra
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuelita Prieta
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito Negro
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Negruzca
Spanish (Honduras): Gallineta negra
Spanish (Mexico): Polluela Negra
Spanish (Panama): Rascón Negro
Spanish (Peru): Gallineta Negra
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gallito Negro
Estonian: tõmmu-pisiruik
Finnish: Mustarääkkä
French: Râle de Jamaïque, Râle noir, Râle noir ou R. du Junin
Haitian Creole French: Ti Rato nwa
Hungarian: juhász guvat
Italian: Rallo nerastro, Schiribilla nera americana
Japanese: kurokobitokuina
Japanese: クロコビトクイナ
Latin: Creciscus jamaicensis, Crescicus jamaicensis, Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi], Laterallus jamaicensis, Porzana coturniculus, Porzana jamaicensis
Lithuanian: Amerikinė juodvištė, jamaikinė švygžda, Juodoji amerikinė vištelė
Latvian: madarainais ormanītis
Dutch: Zwarte Dwergral
Norwegian: Perlerikse
Polish: derkaczyk sniady, derkaczyk śniady, Kureczka śniada
Portuguese: Acanã-preta, açanã-preta
Portuguese (Brazil): açanã-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Açanã-preta
Russian: Американский погоныш, Американский чёрный погоныш
Slovak: chriašteľ tmavý
Swedish: Svart dvärgrall, svartrall
Turkish: Yazılı Yelve
Chinese: 黑田鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 黑南美田雞

 

         

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