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Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
  Turnix

Scientific:
  Turnix castanotus

Citation:
  (Gould, 1840)

Reference:
  PZS(1839) Pt7 no.82 p.145

Protonym:
  Hemipodius castanotus

Avibase ID:
  46184F93B290165E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/46184F93

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 678966

Geographic range:

  • Turnix castanotus: Locally in coastal n Australia and offshore islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
Czech:
  perepel kaštanový
German:
  Rotrücken-Laufhühnchen
Danish:
  Brunrygget Løbehøne
Spanish:
  Torillo Dorsicastaño
Finnish:
  savannipyyjuoksija
French:
  Turnix castanote
Italian:
  Quaglia tridattila dorsocastano
Japanese:
  seakamifuuzura
Japanese:
  セアカミフウズラ
Dutch:
  Rosse Vechtkwartel
Norwegian:
  Perlespringvaktel
Polish:
  przepiórnik rdzawogrzbiety
Portuguese:
  Toirão-de-dorso-castanho
Russian:
  Каштановоспинная трёхперстка
Slovak:
  prepeľovec hnedochrbtý
Swedish:
  rostryggig springhöna
Chinese:
  栗背三趾鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Turnix [varius, castanotus or olivii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Guatlla pintada dorsicastanya
Czech: Perepel kaštanový
Danish: Brunrygget Løbehøne
German: Robinsonlauf, Rotrückenlaufhühnchen, Rotrücken-Laufhühnchen
English: Chestnut backed Buttonquail, Chestnut-backed Button Quail, Chestnut-backed Buttonquail, Chestnut-backed Button-Quail, Chestnut-backed Buttonquail (nominal form), Chestnut-backed Buttonquail (nominate), Chestnut-backed Quail
English (IOC): Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
Spanish: Torillo de Lomo Castaño, Torillo Dorsicastaño, Tortillo de lomo castaño
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Dorsicastaño
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
Estonian: queenslandi ledik, savanniledik
Finnish: Savannipyyjuoksija
French: Turnix à dos marron, Turnix castanote, Turnix castanote (nominal), Turnix castanote (nominale), Turnix castanote (race nominale)
Hungarian: vöröshátú guvatfürj
Italian: Quaglia tridattila dorsocastano
Japanese: seakamifuuzura
Japanese: セアカミフウズラ
Scientific: Hemipodius castanotus, Turnix castanota, Turnix castanota castanota, Turnix castanotus, Turnix castanotus castanotus
Lithuanian: Rudnugarė tripirštė
Dutch: Rosse Vechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Perlespringvaktel
Norwegian: Perlespringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik rdzawogrzbiety
Portuguese: Toirão-de-dorso-castanho
Russian: Каштановоспинная трёхперстка, Каштановоспинная трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec hnedochrbtý
Serbian: Prepeličica kestenjastih leđa
Swedish: Rostryggad springhöna, rostryggig springhöna
Ukrainian: Триперстка північна
Chinese: 栗背三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 栗背三趾鶉

 

         

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