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Dusky Moorhen
Gallinula tenebrosa Gould, 1846
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Gallinula

Scientific:
  Gallinula tenebrosa

Citation:
  Gould, 1846

Reference:
  BirdsAustr. pt22 pl.14

Protonym:
  Gallinula tenebrosa

Avibase ID:
  0BA183A7E9B3EC2E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0BA183A7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176288

Geographic range:

  • Gallinula tenebrosa tenebrosa: Locally in sw and e Australia and Tasmania
  • Gallinula tenebrosa frontata: SE Borneo to Sulawesi, s Moluccas, L Sundas, se New Guinea
  • Gallinula tenebrosa neumanni: N New Guinea
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dusky Moorhen
Czech:
  slípka tmavá
German:
  Papuateichhuhn
Danish:
  Mørk Rørhøne
Spanish:
  Gallineta Enlutada
Finnish:
  tummaliejukana
French:
  Gallinule sombre
Italian:
  Gallinella fosca
Japanese:
  nettaiban
Japanese:
  ネッタイバン
Dutch:
  Zwart Waterhoen
Norwegian:
  Australsivhøne
Polish:
  kokoszka ciemna
Portuguese:
  Frango-d'água-enlutado
Russian:
  Тёмная камышница
Slovak:
  sliepočka tmavá
Swedish:
  mörk rörhöna
Chinese:
  暗色水鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Gallinule sombre ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Gallinule sombre ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Gallinula tenebrosa [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Gallinula tenebrosa [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Gallinula tenebrosa [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Dusky Moorhen ( Gallinula tenebrosa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinula tenebrosa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinula tenebrosa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Polla endolada
Czech: Slípka tmavá
Danish: Mørk Rørhøne
German: Papuateichhuhn
English: Black Moorhen, Dusky Gallinule, Dusky Moorhen
Spanish: Gallereta Parda, Gallineta Enlutada
Spanish (Spain): Gallineta Enlutada
Estonian: tumetait
Finnish: Tummaliejukana
French: Gallinule sombre, Poule d'eau d'Australasie
Hungarian: pápua vízityúk
Indonesian: Mandar Kelam
Italian: Gallinella d'acqua zamperosse, Gallinella fosca
Japanese: nettaiban
Japanese: ネッタイバン
Latin: Gallinula tenebrosa, Gallinula tenebrosa tenebrosa
Lithuanian: Tamsioji nendrinė vištelė, tamsioji vištelė
Dutch: Zwart Waterhoen
Norwegian: Australsivhøne
Polish: kokoszka ciemna
Portuguese: Frango-d'água-enlutado, galinha-d'água-enlutado
Portuguese (Portugal): Galinha-d'água-sombria
Russian: Тёмная камышница, Тёмная новозеландская камышница
Slovak: sliepočka tmavá
Serbian: Siva barska kokica
Swedish: Mörk rörhöna
Turkish: Karaca Saz Tavuğu
Chinese: 暗色水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 烏水雞

 

         

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