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Red-backed Buttonquail

Turnix maculosus (Temminck, 1815)

The red-backed buttonquail is a species of bird in the family Turnicidae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and the Solomon Islands. Other names by which it is known in different parts of its range include black-backed, black-spotted and orange-breasted buttonquail. There are fourteen recognised subspecies. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
   Turnix
Scientific:
  Turnix maculosus


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1815)

Reference:
  Hist.Nat.Pig.Gallin. p.631,757

Protonym:
  Hemipodius maculosus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43752844


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  32878BDD9614A86F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-32878BDD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/32878BDD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 678963

Geographic range:

  • Turnix maculosus maculosus: Lesser Sundas (Rote, Semau, Timor, Wetar, Moa and Kisar)
  • Turnix maculosus beccarii: Sulawesi, Muna and Tomia I. (Tukangbesi Islands)
  • Turnix maculosus kinneari: Peleng I. (Banggai Islands off e Sulawesi)
  • Turnix maculosus obiensis: Obi I., Kai Kecil I. (Kai Islands) and Babar I.
  • Turnix maculosus sumbanus: Sumba I. (Lesser Sundas)
  • Turnix maculosus floresianus: Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa, Komodo, Padar, Flores and Alor)
  • Turnix maculosus savuensis: Sawu I. (Lesser Sundas)
  • Turnix maculosus saturatus: Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and Duke of York)
  • Turnix maculosus furvus: Huon Peninsula (ne New Guinea)
  • Turnix maculosus giluwensis: E-central New Guinea
  • Turnix maculosus horsbrughi: S New Guinea
  • Turnix maculosus mayri: Louisiade Archipelago
  • Turnix maculosus salomonis: Guadalcanal I. (Solomon Islands)
  • Turnix maculosus melanotus: N and e Australia
  • Show more...
English:
Red-backed Buttonquail
Catalan:
Guatlla pintada dorsi-roja
Czech:
perepel australasijský
Danish:
Grårygget Løbehøne
German:
Fleckenlaufhühnchen
Spanish:
Torillo Moteado
Spanish (Spain):
Torillo Moteado
Finnish:
ruohikkopyyjuoksija
French:
Turnix moucheté
Croatian:
sivoleđa trkuša
Hungarian:
foltos guvatfürj
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila dorsorosso
Japanese (romaji):
akaerimifuuzura
Japanese:
アカエリミフウズラ
Lithuanian:
Šlakuotoji tripirštė
Dutch:
Roodrugvechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhalsspringvaktel
Norwegian:
Rødhalsspringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik cienkodzioby
Portuguese:
Toirão-de-dorso-vermelho
Russian:
Красноспинная трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec ostrozobý
Serbian:
Crvenoleđa prepeličica
Swedish:
gråryggig springhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка тонкодзьоба
Chinese:
红背三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
紅背三趾鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Red-backed Button-quail ( Turnix maculosus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Turnix moucheté ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Turnix moucheté ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-backed Button Quail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-backed Button Quail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-backed Button-Quail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-backed Button-Quail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix maculosus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix maculosus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turnix [sylvaticus or maculosus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bengali: রারচ঩ঠ নাটাফমটয
Bengali (transliteration): lālapiṭha nāṭābaṭēra*
Catalan: Guatlla pintada dorsi-roja
Czech: perepel australasijský, Perepel cervenohrbetý
Danish: Grårygget Løbehøne
German: Fleckenlaufhühnchen
English: Black-backed Bustardquail, Black-backed Buttonquail, Red backed Buttonquail, Red-backed Button Quail, Red-backed Buttonquail, Red-backed Button-Quail, Spotted Buttonquail
English, HBW: Red-backed Buttonquail
English (IOC): Red-backed Buttonquail
English (United States): Red-backed Buttonquail
Esperanto: Ruĝdorsa turnico
Spanish: Torillo Moteado, Tortillo moteado
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Moteado
Spanish (HBW): Red-backed Buttonquail
Estonian: rohuledik
Finnish: Ruohikkopyyjuoksija
French: Turnix à dos rouge, Turnix moucheté
Croatian: sivoleđa trkuša
Hungarian: foltos guvatfürj
Indonesian: Gemak Totol, Sonta
Italian: Quaglia tridattila dorsorosso
Japanese (romaji): akaerimifuuzura
Japanese: アカエリミフウズラ
Kirghiz: кызыл жон үч шады
Scientific: Hemipodius maculosus, Turnix maculosa, Turnix maculosus, Turnix maculosus maculosus
Lithuanian: Šlakuotoji tripirštė
Dutch: Roodrugvechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhalsspringvaktel
Norwegian: Rødhalsspringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik cienkodzioby
Portuguese: Toirão-de-dorso-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): toirão-de-dorso-vermelho, Toirão-malhado
Russian: Красноспинная трёхперстка, Красноспинная трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec ostrozobý
Serbian: Crvenoleđa prepeličica, Prepeličica crvenih leđa
Swedish: gråryggig springhöna, Rödryggad springhöna
Turkish: Kızıl sırtlı bıldırcınyelvesi
Ukrainian: Триперстка тонкодзьоба
Chinese: 红背三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 紅背三趾鶉

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