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American Coot
Fulica americana [incl. peruviana] (= Fulica americana) Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Fulica

Scientific:
  Fulica americana

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.704

Protonym:
  Fulica americana

Avibase ID:
  E6411DF4E53734BE

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176292

Geographic range:

  • Fulica americana americana: Alaska to nw Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica and Grand Cayman I.
  • Fulica americana columbiana: Andes of Colombia to n Ecuador
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  American Coot [incl. peruviana]
Czech:
  lyska americká
German:
  Amerikanisches Bläßhuhn
Danish:
  Amerikansk Blishøne
Spanish:
  Focha Americana
Finnish:
  amerikannokikana
French:
  Foulque d'Amérique
Icelandic:
  Kolhæna
Italian:
  Folaga americana
Japanese:
  amerikaooban
Japanese:
  アメリカオオバン
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian:
  Amerikasothøne
Polish:
  lyska amerykanska
Portuguese:
  Galeirão-americano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American Coot
Russian:
  Американская лысуха
Slovak:
  lyska popolavá
Swedish:
  Amerikansk sothöna
Chinese:
  美洲骨顶


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American Coot [incl. peruviana] ( Fulica americana [incl. peruviana])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American Coot [incl. peruviana] ( Fulica americana [incl. peruviana])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Foulque d'Amérique ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Foulque d'Amérique ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Clements 4th edition:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 3]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Fulica americana [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Fulica americana [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Fulica [americana or caribaea]

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Fotja americana
Czech: Lyska americká
Danish: Amerikansk Blishøne
German: Amerikanisches Bläßhuhn, Indianerbläßhuhn, Schieferbläßhuhn
English: Alae keokeo, American Coot, American Coot [incl. peruviana], Mudhen
Spanish: Focha Americana, Focha cenicienta, Gallareta Americana, Gallareta de Pico Blanco, Gallareta Pico Blanco, Gallareta Pico Blanco Americana, Gallinazo Americano, Polla negra de agua
Spanish (Argentine): Gallareta Andina
Spanish (Colombia): Focha Americana
Spanish (Costa Rica): Focha Americana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallareta de Pico Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallareta Pico Blanco, Gallareta Pico Blanco Americana
Spanish (Honduras): Polla negra de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Gallareta Americana
Spanish (Nicaragua): Focha Americana
Spanish (Venezuela): Gallineta Pico de Plata
Estonian: ameerika lauk
Basque: Fotja americana
Finnish: Amerikannokikana
Faroese: Amerikonsk sjógvhøna
French: Foulque américaine, Foulque d'Amérique, Foulque d'Amérique [incl. peruviana]
Irish: Cearc Cheannann Mheiriceánach
Guadeloupean Creole French: Poule d'eau à cachet blanc
Galician: Carquexa, Fotja americana
Haitian Creole French: Poul dlo jidèl
Hungarian: gyűrűscsőrű szárcsa
Icelandic: Kolhæna
Italian: Folaga americana
Japanese: amerikaooban
Japanese: アメリカオオバン
Latin: Fulica americana, Fulica americana [incl. peruviana]
Lithuanian: Amerikinis laukys
Dutch: Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian: Amerikasothøne
Polish: lyska amerykanska, Łyska amerykańska
Portuguese: Galeirão-americano
Russian: Американская лысуха
Slovak: Lyska popolavá
Slovenian: ameriška liska
Swedish: Amerikansk sothöna
Turkish: Amerika Mekesi
Chinese: 美洲骨顶

 

         

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