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African Jacana
Actophilornis africanus (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Jacanidae
Genus:
  Actophilornis

Scientific:
  Actophilornis africanus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.709

Protonym:
  Parra africana

Avibase ID:
  D16D486D33F5C4C3

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176454

Geographic range:

  • Actophilornis africanus: Lakes, ponds and marshes of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Jacana
Czech:
  ostnák africký
German:
  Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen
Danish:
  Afrikansk Bladhøne
Spanish:
  Jacana Africana
Finnish:
  afrikanjassana
French:
  Jacana à poitrine dorée
Icelandic:
  African Jacana
Italian:
  Jacana africana
Japanese:
  afurikarenkaku
Japanese:
  アフリカレンカク
Dutch:
  Lelieloper
Norwegian:
  Afrikabladhøne
Polish:
  dlugoszpon afrykanski
Portuguese:
  Jacana-africana
Portuguese (Brazil):
  African Jacana
Russian:
  Африканская якана
Slovak:
  jakana modročelá
Swedish:
  afrikansk jaçana
Chinese:
  非洲雉鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Jacana à poitrine dorée ( Actophilornis africanus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Jacana à poitrine dorée ( Actophilornis africana)
Clements 1st edition:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africana)
Clements 3rd edition:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africana)
Clements 4th edition:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements, version 2015:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements, version 2016:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Clements, version 2017:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 1.50:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 1.52:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 1.53:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 1.54:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 1.55:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 2015:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 2016:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
eBird version 2017:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africana)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africana)
James Lee Peters:
    Actophilornis africana
James Lee Peters (original):
    Actophilornis africana
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Actophilornis africana
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   African Jacana ( Actophilornis africanus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Actophilornis africanus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Actophilornis africanus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootlangtoon
Catalan: Gallet africà, Jacana africà
Czech: Ostnák africký
Danish: Afrikansk Bladhøne
German: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, Zwergblatthühnchen
English: African Jacana, African Lily-trotter, Greater African Jacana, Jacana, Lesser Lily-trotter, Lilly-trotter, Lily-trotter, Smaller Jacana
English (Kenya): African Jacana
Spanish: Gallito de Agua Africano, Jacana Africana
Spanish (Spain): Jacana Africana
Estonian: suur-lootoselind
Finnish: Afrikanjassana
French: Jacana à poitrine dorée, Jacana africain
Hungarian: afrikai levéljáró
Italian: Jacana africana
Japanese: afurikarenkaku
Japanese: アフリカレンカク
Kwangali: Nkongoro
Latin: Actophilornis africana, Actophilornis africanus, Atophilornis africana, Parra africana
Lithuanian: Afrikinė žakana
Dutch: Afrikaanse Jacana, Lelieloper, Lelie-loper
Norwegian: Afrikabladhøne, Blåpannebladhøne
Polish: dlugoszpon afrykanski, długoszpon afrykański
Portuguese: Jacana-africana, Jaçanã-africana
Portuguese (Portugal): Jaçaná
Russian: африканская якана
Northern Sami: Vithalsad jakana
Slovak: Jakana modročelá
Serbian: Afrička jakana
Swedish: Afrikansk jacana, afrikansk jaçana
Swahili: Sile-maua
Chinese: 非洲雉鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 長腳雉鴴
Zulu: iThandaluzibo

 

         

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