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Tympanuchus cupido (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Tympanuchus

Scientific:
  Tympanuchus cupido

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.160

Protonym:
  Tetrao Cupido

Avibase ID:
  F59448B7465F5CB5

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175834


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Tympanuchus cupido cupido: Formerly ne US; extirpated ca 1932
  • Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus: S-central Canada to ne Oklahoma and n-central Tennessee
  • Tympanuchus cupido attwateri: Coastal se Texas
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Greater Prairie-chicken
Czech:
  tetřívek prériový
German:
  Präriehuhn
Danish:
  Præriehøne
Spanish:
  Gallo de las Praderas Grande
Finnish:
  preeriakana
French:
  Tétras des prairies
Italian:
  Gallo prataiolo maggiore
Japanese:
  sougenraichou
Japanese:
  ソウゲンライチョウ
Dutch:
  Prairiehoen
Norwegian:
  Storpræriejerpe
Polish:
  preriokur dwuczuby
Portuguese:
  Galo-das-pradarias-grande
Russian:
  Луговой тетерев
Slovak:
  kupido prériový
Swedish:
  större präriehöna
Chinese:
  草原松鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Tétras des prairies ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Tétras des prairies ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Greater Prairie Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Greater Prairie-Chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Tympanuchus cupido [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Tympanuchus cupido [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Tympanuchus cupido [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Greater Prairie-chicken ( Tympanuchus cupido) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tympanuchus cupido [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Tympanuchus cupido [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tympanuchus [cupido or pallidicinctus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Gall de les praderies gros
Czech: Tetrívek prériový, tetřívek prériový
Danish: Præriehøne
German: Präriehuhn
English: Attwater's Prairie-chicken, Greater prairie chicken, Greater Prairie-Chicken, Heath Hen, Pinnated grouse, Prairie Chicken, Prairie Hen
Spanish: Gallo de las Praderas Grande, Urogallo Grande
Spanish (Spain): Gallo de las Praderas Grande
Estonian: preeriapüü
Finnish: Preeriakana
French: Cupidon des prairies, Grande Poule-des-prairie, Grande Poule-des-prairies, Poule-des-prairies, Tétras des prairies
Croatian: Velika prerijska kokoš
Hungarian: nagy prérityúk
Italian: Gallo prataiolo maggiore, Tetraone maggiore delle praterie
Japanese: sougenraichou
Japanese: ソウゲンライチョウ
Latin: Tetrao Cupido, Tympanuchus cupido
Lithuanian: Didysis prerinis tetervinas
Latvian: lielais prēriju rubenis
Dutch: Groot prairiehoen, Prairiehoen
Norwegian: Storpræriejerpe
Polish: Cietrzew preriowy, preriokur dwuczuby
Portuguese: Galo-das-pradarias-grande
Russian: Большой луговой тетерев, Большой степной тетерев, Луговой тетерев
Slovak: Jariabok prériový, kupido prériový
Slovenian: prerijska kokoš
Serbian: Velika prerijska koka
Swedish: Större präriehöna
Turkish: Büyük Çayır Tavuğu
Chinese: 草原松鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 大草原榛雞

 

         

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