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Red-backed Buttonquail
Turnix maculosus (Temminck, 1815)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
  Turnix

Scientific:
  Turnix maculosus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1815)

Reference:
  Hist.Nat.Pig.Gallin. 3 p.631,757

Protonym:
  Hemipodius maculosus

Avibase ID:
  32878BDD9614A86F

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 678963

Geographic range:

  • Turnix maculosus maculosus: Lesser Sundas (Roti, 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...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-backed Buttonquail
Czech:
  perepel australasijský
German:
  Fleckenlaufhühnchen
Danish:
  Grårygget Løbehøne
Spanish:
  Torillo Moteado
Finnish:
  ruohikkopyyjuoksija
French:
  Turnix moucheté
Italian:
  Quaglia tridattila dorsorosso
Japanese:
  akaerimifuuzura
Japanese:
  アカエリミフウズラ
Dutch:
  Roodrugvechtkwartel
Norwegian:
  Rødhalsspringvaktel
Polish:
  przepiórnik cienkodzioby
Portuguese:
  Toirão-de-dorso-vermelho
Russian:
  Красноспинная трёхперстка
Slovak:
  prepeľovec ostrozobý
Swedish:
  gråryggig springhöna
Chinese:
  红背三趾鹑


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]
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)
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 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]
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]
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus) [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 2018):
   Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosus)
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]
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 2nd edition (1996):
   Red-backed Buttonquail ( Turnix maculosa) [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

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 (IOC): Red-backed Buttonquail
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
Hungarian: foltos guvatfürj
Indonesian: Gemak Totol, Sonta
Italian: Quaglia tridattila dorsorosso
Japanese: akaerimifuuzura
Japanese: アカエリミフウズラ
Latin: Hemipodius maculosus, Turnix maculosa, Turnix maculosus, Turnix maculosus maculosus
Lithuanian: Šlakuotoji tripirštė
Dutch: Roodrugvechtkwartel
Norwegian: Rødhalsspringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik cienkodzioby
Portuguese: Toirão-de-dorso-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Toirão-malhado
Russian: Красноспинная трёхперстка, Красноспинная трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec ostrozobý
Serbian: Prepeličica crvenih leđa
Swedish: gråryggig springhöna, Rödryggad springhöna
Ukrainian: Триперстка тонкодзьоба
Chinese: 红背三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 紅背三趾鶉

 

         

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