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Vanuatu Scrubfowl

Megapodius layardi Tristram, 1879

The Vanuatu Megapode or Vanuatu Scrubfowl (Megapodius layardi) is a species of bird in the Megapodiidae family. It was formerly known as the New Hebrides Scrubfowl. It is found only in Vanuatu. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss and egg collecting. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius layardi

Citation:
  Tristram, 1879

Reference:
  Ibis p.194

Protonym:
  Megapodius layardi

Avibase ID:
  45EEB735DCA99C57

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/45EEB735

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553827


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius layardi: Forests of Vanuatu and Banks Group
English:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl
Czech:
tabon Layardův
German:
Layard-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
Vanuatubuskhøne
Spanish:
Talégalo de Nuevas Hébridas
Finnish:
vanuatunisojalka
French:
Mégapode de Layard
Italian:
Megapodio delle Vanuatu
Japanese:
banuatsutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
バヌアツツカツクリ
Dutch:
Vanuatuboshoen
Norwegian:
Vanuatuovnhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vanuatuomnhøne
Polish:
nogal zóltonogi
Portuguese:
Frango-do-mato-de-vanuatu
Russian:
Вануатская курица
Slovak:
tabon žltonohý
Swedish:
vanuatustorfotshöna
Ukrainian:
Великоніг вануатський
Chinese:
瓦努阿图塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mégapode de Layard ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mégapode de Layard ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Tristram's Incubator Bird ( Megapodius layardi)
Clements 4th edition:
New Hebrides Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 3]
eBird version 2015:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Banks Islands Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Banks Islands Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Vanuatu Megapode ( Megapodius layardi) [version 4]
James Lee Peters:
Megapodius layardi [version 3]
James Lee Peters (original):
Megapodius layardi [version 3]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Megapodius layardi [version 3]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Vanuatu Scrubfowl ( Megapodius layardi) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius layardi [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius layardi [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megapodius freycinet [sensu lato] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Megàpode de Vanuatu
Czech: tabon Layardův, Tabon Tristramuv
Danish: Vanuatubuskhøne
German: Layardgrossfusshuhn, Layard-Großfußhuhn, Layardhuhn, Layard-Huhn
English: Ayard's megapode, Band is scrub fowl, Banks Islands Scrub Fowl, Banks Islands Scrubfowl, New Hebrides Scrubfowl, Tristram's Incubator Bird, Vanuatu Megapode, Vanuatu scrub fowl, Vanuatu Scrub Hen, Vanuatu Scrubfowl
English (IOC): Vanuatu Megapode
Spanish: Talégalo de Nuevas Hébridas, Telégala de Nueva Hébridas
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Nuevas Hébridas
Spanish (HBW): Vanuatu Scrubfowl
Estonian: vanuatu rihukana
Finnish: Vanuaatunisojalka, vanuatunisojalka
French: Mégapode de Layard
Hungarian: vanuatui ásótyúk
Italian: Megapodio delle Isole Banks, Megapodio delle Vanuatu
Japanese: banuatsutsukatsukuri
Japanese: バヌアツツカツクリ
Scientific: Megapodius brazieri, Megapodius freycinet layardi, Megapodius layardi
Lithuanian: Lajardo didžiakojė višta
Dutch: Vanuatuboshoen, Vanuatu-boshoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vanuatuomnhøne
Norwegian: Vanuatuovnhøne
Polish: nogal zóltonogi, nogal żółtonogi
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-de-vanuatu
Russian: Вануатская курица, Вануатуйский большеног
Slovak: tabon žltonohý
Serbian: Vanuatu megapoda
Swedish: Vanuatustorfothöna, vanuatustorfotshöna
Turkish: Vanuatu Adası Megapodu
Ukrainian: Великоніг вануатський
Chinese: 瓦努阿图塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 萬那度塚雉

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