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Little Buttonquail

Turnix velox (Gould, 1841)

The Little Buttonquail (Turnix velox) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails. This species is resident in Australia, where it is one of the more common button-quails. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
  Turnix

Scientific:
  Turnix velox

Citation:
  (Gould, 1841)

Reference:
  BirdsAustr. pt2 pl.14

Protonym:
  Hemipodius velox

Avibase ID:
  640EA20814748369

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/640EA208

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176166

Geographic range:

  • Turnix velox: Grasslands and woodlands throughout Australia
English:
Little Buttonquail
Czech:
perepel australský
German:
Zwerglaufhühnchen
Danish:
Brun Løbehøne
Spanish:
Torillo Veloz
Finnish:
kulopyyjuoksija
French:
Petit Turnix
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila minore
Japanese:
mamemifuuzura
Japanese:
マメミフウズラ
Dutch:
Kleine Vechtkwartel
Norwegian:
Vandrespringvaktel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Vandrespringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik karlowaty
Portuguese:
Toirão-pequeno
Russian:
Малая трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec trpasličí
Swedish:
mindre springhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка мала
Chinese:
小三趾鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Little Button-quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit Turnix ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit Turnix ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Little Quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Little Quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Little Quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Little Quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Australian Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Button-quail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Turnix velox [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Turnix velox [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Turnix velox [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Buttonquail ( Turnix velox) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix velox [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turnix velox [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Guatlla pintada canyella
Czech: perepel australský, Perepel malý
Danish: Brun Løbehøne
German: Laufhühnchen, Spitzschwanz-Laufhühnchen, Zwerglaufhühnchen
English: Australian Little Buttonquail, Little Buttonquail, Little Button-quail, Little Quail
English (IOC): Little Buttonquail
Spanish: Torillo Veloz, Tortillo veloz
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Veloz
Spanish (HBW): Little Buttonquail
Estonian: leetledik
Finnish: Kulopyyjuoksija
French: Petit Turnix
Hungarian: törpeguvatfürj
Italian: Quaglia tridattila minore
Japanese: mamemifuuzura
Japanese: マメミフウズラ
Scientific: Hemipodius velox, Turnix velox
Lithuanian: Mažoji tripirštė
Dutch: Kleine Vechtkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Vandrespringvaktel
Norwegian: Vandrespringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik karlowaty, przepiórnik karłowaty
Portuguese: Toirão-pequeno
Russian: Малая трёхперстка, Малая трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec trpasličí
Serbian: Mala prepeličica
Swedish: Mindre springhöna
Turkish: Avusturalya Bıldırcınyelvesi
Ukrainian: Триперстка мала
Chinese: 小三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 小三趾鶉

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