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Common Moorhen (Indian)

Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica) (= Gallinula chloropus indica) Blyth, 1842

Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Gallinula

Scientific:
  Gallinula chloropus indica

Citation:
  Blyth, 1842

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal Vol. 11, Part. 2, N° 129, p. 887

Protonym:
  Gallinula chloropus? var. indicus

Avibase ID:
  604B561634A2D2EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/604B5616

Taxonomic Serial Number:

English:
Common Moorhen (Indian)
French:
Gallinule poule-d'eau (indica)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Moorhen (Indian) ( Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica))
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Gallinula chloropus indica [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Gallinula chloropus indica [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Gallinula chloropus indica [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: junior synonym (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is a subspecies of Gallinula chloropus chloropus

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English: Common Moorhen (Indian), Eurasian Moorhen (Indian), Indian Moorhen, Purple Moorhen
French: Gallinule poule-d'eau (indica)
Scientific: Gallinula chloropus chloropus (indica), Gallinula chloropus indica, Gallinula chloropus indicus
Vietnamese: Kịch
Chinese: 黑水鸡

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