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Allen's Gallinule

Porphyrio alleni Thomson, 1842

The Allen's Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni), formerly known as the Lesser Gallinule is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae. Its former binomial name is Porphyrula alleni. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Porphyrio

Scientific:
  Porphyrio alleni

Citation:
  Thomson, 1842

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(1) 10 p.204

Protonym:
  Porphyrio Alleni

Avibase ID:
  53288666B2C70F88

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/53288666

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562421

Geographic range:

  • Porphyrio alleni: Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and Comoro Islands
English:
Allen's Gallinule
Czech:
slípka Allenova
German:
Bronzesultanshuhn
Danish:
Lille Sultanhøne
Spanish:
Calamoncillo Africano
Finnish:
kurnuliejukana
French:
Talève d'Allen
Icelandic:
Reyrhæna
Italian:
Pollo sultano di Allen
Japanese:
afurikamurasakiban
Japanese:
アフリカムラサキバン
Dutch:
Afrikaans Purperhoen
Norwegian:
Afrikapurpurhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Afrikapurpurhøne
Polish:
sultanka afrykanska
Portuguese:
Caimão de Allen
Russian:
Бронзовая султанка
Slovak:
sultánka belasočelá
Swedish:
mindre sultanhöna
Ukrainian:
Султанка африканська
Chinese:
辉青水鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
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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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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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrula alleni)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Talève d'Allen ( Porphyrio alleni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Talève d'Allen ( Porphyrio alleni)
Clements 1st edition:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrula alleni)
Clements 3rd edition:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrula alleni)
Clements 4th edition:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
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 5th edition (incl. 2005 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 1.52:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Allen's Gallinule ( Gallinula alleni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Allen's Gallinule ( Gallinula alleni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
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 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrula alleni)
James Lee Peters:
Porphyrula alleni
James Lee Peters (original):
Porphyrula alleni
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Porphyrula alleni
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Allen's Gallinule ( Porphyrio alleni)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Porphyrio alleni
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Porphyrio alleni

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kleinkoningriethaan
Catalan: Gall faveret, Polla blava d'Allen, Polla d'Allen
Catalan (Balears): Gall faveret
Czech: Slípka Allenova
Danish: Lille Sultanhøne
German: Afrikanisches Sultanshuhn, Bronzesultanshuhn
Greek: Αφρικανική Νερόκοτα
Greek (Cypriot): Αφρικανική νερόκοτα
English: Allen's Gallinule, Allen's Reedhen, Lesser Gallinule
English (IOC): Allen's Gallinule
English (Kenya): Allen's Gallinule
Spanish: Calamón chico, Calamoncillo Africano, Gallereta Africana, Pollona africana
Spanish (Argentine): Pollona africana
Spanish (Spain): Calamoncillo Africano
Spanish (HBW): Calamoncillo africano
Estonian: aafrika sultantait
Basque: Polla blava d'Allen
Finnish: Kurnuliejukana
French: Petite Poule sultane, Poule d'Allen, Poule sultane d'Allen, Talève d’Allen, Talève d'Allen
Irish: Cearcóg Ailín
Galician: Camón de Allen, Polla blava d'Allen
Hebrew: פורפיריה אפריקאית, פורפיריה אפריקנית
Hungarian: afrikai szultántyúk
Icelandic: Reyrhæna
Italian: Pollo sultano di Allen
Japanese: afurikamurasakiban
Japanese: アフリカムラサキバン
Kwangali: Edenene
Scientific: Gallinula alleni, Porphyrio alleni, Porphyrula alleni
Lithuanian: Aleno sultonvištė, Mažoji sultonvištė
Latvian: mazā sultānvistiņa
Malagasy: Andevolahintalevana, Andevolahin-talevana, Aretakely, Talevana
Maltese: Gallozz ta' l-Afrika
Dutch: Afrikaans Purperhoen, Afrikaans purpurhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Afrikapurpurhøne
Norwegian: Afrikapurpurhøne
Polish: sultanka afrykanska, sułtanka afrykańska
Portuguese: Caimão de Allen, Caimão-de-Allen, Camão-pequeno
Portuguese (Portugal): Camão-pequeno-africano
Russian: Бронзовая султанка
Slovak: sultánka belasočelá
Slovenian: mala sultanka
Shona: Nhapata
Serbian: Afrička barska kokica
Swedish: Mindre sultanhöna
Swahili: Shaunge Kijani
Turkish: Küçük Sazhorozu
Ukrainian: Султанка африканська
Chinese: 辉青水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 小青水雞

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