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Black Rail

Laterallus jamaicensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The black rail is a mouse-sized member of the bird family Rallidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
   Laterallus
Scientific:
  Laterallus jamaicensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. p.718

Protonym:
  Rallus jamaicensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656211


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5C7D70A482321CAB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5C7D70A4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5C7D70A4


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176263


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis: E US to Belize and Cuba; winters to C America and W Indies
  • Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus: Coastal central California south to n Baja California
  • Laterallus jamaicensis salinasi: Central Chile (Atacama to Malleco) and extreme w Argentina
  • Laterallus jamaicensis murivagans: Arid littoral of Peru
English:
Black Rail
Catalan:
Rasclet fosc
Czech:
chřástal tmavý
Danish:
Sort Dværgrikse
German:
Schieferralle
Spanish:
Polluela negruzca
Spanish (Spain):
Polluela Negruzca
Finnish:
mustarääkkä
French:
Râle noir
Hungarian:
juhász guvat
Italian:
Rallo nerastro
Japanese (romaji):
kurokobitokuina
Japanese:
クロコビトクイナ
Lithuanian:
Amerikinė juodvištė
Dutch:
Zwarte Dwergral
Norwegian:
Perlerikse
Polish:
derkaczyk sniady
Portuguese:
Açanã-preta
Portuguese (Brazil):
sanã-preta
Russian:
Американский погоныш
Slovak:
chriašteľ tmavý
Swedish:
Svart dvärgrall
Ukrainian:
Погонич американський
Chinese:
黑田鸡
Chinese (Traditional):
黑南美田雞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black Rail ( Laterallus jamaicensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Laterallus [jamaicensis or tuerosi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rasclet fosc
Czech: chřástal tmavý
Danish: Sort Dværgrikse
German: Schieferralle, Zentralamerikanische Schieferralle
English: Black Rail, Central american black rail
Esperanto: Jamajka lateralo, Jamajka ralo
Spanish: Burrito cuyano, Burrito negruzco, Gallineta negra, Gallinuelita Prieta, Gallito Negro, Pidencito, Polluela negra, Polluela Negruzca
Spanish (Argentine): Burrito cuyano
Spanish (Chile): Pidencito
Spanish (Colombia): Polluela Negra
Spanish (Costa Rica): Polluela negra
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuelita Prieta
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito Negro
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Negruzca
Spanish (Honduras): Gallineta negra
Spanish (Mexico): Polluela negra
Spanish (Panama): Rascón Negro
Spanish (Peru): Gallineta Negra
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gallito Negro
Estonian: tõmmu-pisiruik
Finnish: Mustarääkkä
French: Râle noir
Haitian Creole French: Ti Rato nwa
Hungarian: juhász guvat
Italian: Rallo nerastro, Schiribilla nera americana, Schiribilla nera del centramerica
Japanese (romaji): kurokobitokuina
Japanese: クロコビトクイナ
Scientific: Laterallus jamaicensis, Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis, Rallus jamaicensis
Lithuanian: Amerikinė juodvištė
Latvian: madarainais ormanītis
Dutch: Zwarte Dwergral
Norwegian: Perlerikse
Polish: derkaczyk sniady, derkaczyk śniady, Kureczka śniada
Portuguese: Açanã-preta, sanã-preta
Portuguese (Brazil): Açanã-preta, sana-preta, sanã-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Açanã-preta
Russian: Американский погоныш
Slovak: chriašteľ tmavý
Swedish: Svart dvärgrall
Turkish: Yazılı Yelve
Ukrainian: Погонич американський
Chinese: 黑田鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 黑南美田雞

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