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Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi]

Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi] (= Dendragapus obscurus) (Say, T 1822)

The dusky grouse is a species of forest-dwelling grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America. It is closely related to the sooty grouse, and the two were previously considered a single species, the blue grouse. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Dendragapus
Scientific:
  Dendragapus obscurus


Original description

Citation:
  (Say, T 1822)

Reference:
   Exped. Pittsburgh Rocky Mountains [James] 2 p.14,note

Imprint year:
  1823

Protonym:
  Tetrao obscurus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124315#page/26/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  310777D6E4FFD4D4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-310777D6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/310777D6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175860

Geographic range:

  • Dendragapus obscurus obscurus: Mts. of Wyoming to Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico
  • Dendragapus obscurus richardsonii: Alaska and s Yukon to Idaho, w Montana and nw Wyoming
  • Dendragapus obscurus pallidus: S-central British Columbia to e Washington and ne Oregon
  • Dendragapus obscurus oreinus: Mountains of ne Nevada and adjacent Utah
  • Dendragapus fuliginosus sierrae: Cascades from Washington to California and Nevada
  • Dendragapus fuliginosus howardi: S California (s Sierra Nevada and Tehachapi Mountains)
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English:
Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi]
French:
Tétras sombre (incl. sierrae, howardi)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi] ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky Grouse (incl. sierrae, howardi) ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky Grouse (incl. sierrae, howardi) ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky Grouse (incl. sierrae, howardi) ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi] ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi] ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi] ( Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dusky Grouse ( Dendragapus obscurus) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Dendragapus [obscurus or fuliginosus]

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Catalan: Grèvol fosc
Czech: tetřívek douglaskový
Danish: Blå Hjerpe
German: Douglasiengebirgshuhn
English: Dusky Grouse, Dusky Grouse (incl. sierrae, howardi), Dusky Grouse [incl. sierrae, howardi]
Esperanto: Malhela lagopo
Spanish: Gallo oscuro
Spanish (Spain): Gallo Oscuro
Estonian: nulupüü
Finnish: tuhkapyy
French: Tétras sombre, Tétras sombre (incl. sierrae, howardi)
Hungarian: kék fajd
Italian: Pernice blu
Japanese (romaji): aoraichou
Japanese: アオライチョウ
Scientific: Dendragapus obscurus, Dendragapus obscurus [incl. sierrae, howardi], Dendragapus obscurus obscurus, Tetrao obscurus
Lithuanian: Tamsusis tetervinas
Latvian: pelēkais rubenis
Dutch: Blauw Sneeuwhoen
Norwegian: Blåjerpe
Polish: borowiak zlotobrewy
Portuguese: Tetraz-azul
Russian: Голубой тетерев
Slovak: kupido bridlicový
Swedish: gråjärpe
Turkish: Göknar Tavuğu
Ukrainian: Тетерук жовтобровий
Chinese: 蓝镰翅鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鐮樹雞

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