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African Finfoot

Podica senegalensis (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

The African finfoot is an aquatic bird from the family Heliornithidae. The species lives in the rivers and lakes of western, central, and southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Heliornithidae
Genus:
   Podica
Scientific:
  Podica senegalensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1817)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 14 p.277

Protonym:
  Heliornis senegalensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18059245


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  46DECAEEE5908123

Avibase ID:
  avibase-46DECAEE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/46DECAEE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176398

Geographic range:

  • Podica senegalensis senegalensis: Senegal to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, northwestern Tanzania, and Ethiopia
  • Podica senegalensis somereni: Kenya and ne Tanzania
  • Podica senegalensis camerunensis: southern Cameroon to Gabon, Congo and northern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Podica senegalensis petersii: Angola to southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Mozambique, and eastern South Africa
English:
African Finfoot
Catalan:
Heliorni africà
Czech:
chřástalec africký
Danish:
Afrikansk Svømmerikse
German:
Binsenralle
Spanish:
Avesol Africano
Spanish (Spain):
Avesol Africano
Finnish:
afrikanuikkukana
French:
Grébifoulque d'Afrique
Croatian:
afrički sunčac
Hungarian:
Pettyes búvárcsibe
Icelandic:
Taumblaðka
Italian:
Svassorallo africano
Japanese (romaji):
afurikahireashi
Japanese:
アフリカヒレアシ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinė skiautėtakojė vištelė
Dutch:
Watertrapper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Flekksymjerikse
Norwegian:
Flekksvømmerikse
Polish:
perkołyska afrykańska
Portuguese:
pés-de-barbatanas
Russian:
Африканский лапчатоног
Slovak:
chriašteľovec pásavý
Serbian:
Afrički sunčani gnjurac
Swedish:
afrikansk simrall
Ukrainian:
Лапчастоніг африканський
Chinese:
非洲鳍趾鷉
Chinese (Traditional):
鰭腳日鷈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Finfoot ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grébifoulque d'Afrique ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grébifoulque d'Afrique ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Peter's Finfoot ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Finfoot ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Podica senegalensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Podica senegalensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Podica senegalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
African Finfoot ( Podica senegalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Podica senegalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Podica senegalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Watertrapper
Azerbaijani: Afrika pəncəayağı
Bengali: িঅচিকায ঩যাযা঩াচি
Bengali (transliteration): āphrikāra pyārāpākhi
Catalan: Heliorni africà
Czech: Chrástalec africký, chřástalec africký
Danish: Afrikansk Svømmerikse
German: Afrikanische Binsenralle, Binsenralle
English: African Finfoot, Finfoot, Peter's Finfoot, Peters' Finfoot, Peters's Finfoot
English, HBW: African Finfoot
English (IOC): African Finfoot
English (Kenya): African Finfoot
English (United States): African Finfoot
Esperanto: Senegala podiko
Spanish: Ave de Sol Africana, Ave del sol africana, Avesol Africano
Spanish (Spain): Avesol Africano
Spanish (HBW): African Finfoot
Estonian: aafrika redulind
Finnish: Afrikanuikkukana
French: Grébifoulque d’Afrique, Grébifoulque d'Afrique, Grébifoulque du Sénégal
Croatian: afrički sunčac
Hungarian: Pettyes búvárcsibe
Icelandic: Taumblaðka
Italian: Rallo tuffatore africano, Svasso folaga africano, Svassorallo africano
Japanese (romaji): afurikahireashi
Japanese: アフリカヒレアシ
Kazakh: Африка табанаяғы, африкалық табанаяқ
Kirghiz: Африка майпыгы
Scientific: Heliornis senegalensis, Podica mosambicana, Podica senegalensis, Podica senegalensis senegalensis, Podoa josephina, Podoa mosambicana
Lithuanian: Afrikinė skiautėtakojė vištelė
Dutch: Afrikaanse Fuutkoet, Watertrapper
Norwegian Nynorsk: Flekksymjerikse
Norwegian: Flekksvømmerikse
Polish: perkolyska afrykanska, perkołyska afrykańska
Portuguese: Pes-de-barbatana, Pés-de-barbatanas
Portuguese (Portugal): pés-de-barbatana-africano, Pés-de-barbatanas
Russian: Африканский лапчатоног
Slovak: chriašteľovec pásavý, chriašteľovec trsťový
Serbian: Afrički sunčani gnjurac
Swedish: Afrikansk simrall
Swahili: Kiguudau
Turkish: Afrika Batağanyelvesi
Ukrainian: Лапчастоніг африканський
Chinese: 非洲鳍趾䴘, 非洲鳍趾鷉
Chinese (Traditional): 鰭腳日鷈

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