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Black Guineafowl
Agelastes niger (Cassin, 1857)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Numididae
Genus:
  Agelastes

Scientific:
  Agelastes niger

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1857)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 8(1856) p.322

Protonym:
  Phasidus niger

Avibase ID:
  38193321D2117C10

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/38193321

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176124

Geographic range:

  • Agelastes niger: southeastern Nigeria to northern Angola and extreme northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Guineafowl
Czech:
  perlička černá
German:
  Schwarzperlhuhn
Danish:
  Sort Kalkunhøne
Spanish:
  Pintada Negra
Finnish:
  mustahelmikana
French:
  Pintade noire
Italian:
  Faraona nera
Japanese:
  kurohorohorochou
Japanese:
  クロホロホロチョウ
Dutch:
  Zwart Parelhoen
Norwegian:
  Svartperlehøne
Polish:
  pantarka czarna
Portuguese:
  Pintada preta
Russian:
  Чёрная тёмная цесарка
Slovak:
  perlička čierna
Swedish:
  svart pärlhöna
Chinese:
  黑珠鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pintade noire ( Agelastes niger)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pintade noire ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Clements, version 2018:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2015:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2016:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2017:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
eBird version 2018:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Guineafowl ( Phasidus niger)
James Lee Peters:
    Phasidus niger
James Lee Peters (original):
    Phasidus niger
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phasidus niger
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Guineafowl ( Agelastes niger)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Agelastes niger
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Agelastes niger

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Pintada negra
Czech: Perlicka cerná, perlička černá
Danish: Sort Kalkunhøne
German: Schwarzperlhuhn, Schwarzwaldperlhuhn
English: Black Guineafowl
English (IOC): Black Guineafowl
Spanish: Guineo Negro, Pintada Negra
Spanish (Spain): Pintada Negra
Spanish (HBW): Black Guineafowl
Estonian: must-pärlkana
Finnish: Mustahelmikana
French: Pintade noire
Hungarian: fekete gyöngytyúk
Italian: Faraona nera
Japanese: kurohorohorochou
Japanese: クロホロホロチョウ
Scientific: Agelastes niger, Phasidus niger
Lithuanian: Juodoji patarška
Dutch: Zwart Parelhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartperlehøne
Norwegian: Svartperlehøne
Polish: pantarka czarna
Portuguese: Pintada preta, Pintada-preta
Russian: Чёрная тёмная цесарка, Черная Цесарка, Чёрная цесарка
Slovak: perlička čierna
Serbian: Crna biserka
Swedish: Svart pärlhöna
Turkish: Kara Beçtavuğu
Ukrainian: Цесарка чорна
Chinese: 黑珠鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 黑珠雞

 

         

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