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Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail

Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris] (= Rallus longirostris) Boddaert, 1783




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
   Rallus
Scientific:
  Rallus longirostris


Original description

Citation:
  Boddaert, 1783

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.52

Protonym:
  Rallus longirostris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27822672


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  748C85F944293686

Avibase ID:
  avibase-748C85F9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/748C85F9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176209

Geographic range:

  • Rallus longirostris longirostris: Coasts of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana
  • Rallus longirostris phelpsi: coasts of northern Colombia (Guajira) and northern Venezuela (east to eastern Miranda)
  • Rallus longirostris dillonripleyi: coast of northeastern Venezuela (Sucre)
  • Rallus longirostris margaritae: Margarita I. (Venezuela)
  • Rallus longirostris pelodramus: Trinidad
  • Rallus longirostris crassirostris: Coastal e Brazil (Amazon estuary to Santa Catarina)
  • Rallus longirostris berryorum: Pacific coast of eastern El Salvador, Honduras, and northern Nicaragua; population in northwestern Costa Rica presumably also refers to this subspecies
  • Rallus longirostris cypereti: Coastal sw Colombia to Ecuador and nw Peru (Tumbes)
  • Rallus crepitans crepitans: Atlantic coast (Connecticut to ne North Carolina)
  • Rallus crepitans waynei: Coastal Atlantic salt marshes (se North Carolina to e Florida)
  • Rallus crepitans saturatus: Gulf Coast (sw Alabama to Texas and Tamaulipas)
  • Rallus crepitans scottii: Coastal Florida (Pensacola to Cape Sable and Jupiter)
  • Rallus crepitans caribaeus: Cuba, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico to Antigua and n Antilles
  • Rallus crepitans leucophaeus: Isle of Pines
  • Rallus crepitans coryi: Mangrove swamps of Bahamas
  • Rallus crepitans insularum: Mangrove swamps of Florida Keys
  • Rallus crepitans pallidus: Mangroves of se Mexico (coastal n Yucatán Peninsula)
  • Rallus crepitans grossi: SE Mexico (islands on Chinchorro Bank off Quintana Roo)
  • Rallus crepitans belizensis: Belize (Ycacos Lagoon)
  • Rallus obsoletus obsoletus: N California (Humboldt Bay to Monterey Bay)
  • Rallus obsoletus levipes: S Calif. (Santa Barbara) to Baja Calif. (Scammon's Lagoon)
  • Rallus obsoletus [yumanensis, rhizophorae or nayaritensis]: Salton Sea and Colorado River basin to w Mexico (Nayarit)
  • Rallus obsoletus beldingi: W Mexico (s Baja from Magdalena Bay to Espírito Santo I.)
  • Rallus elegans elegans: E Canada and ne US; winters to e Mexico
  • Rallus elegans ramsdeni: Cuba and Isle of Pines
  • Rallus tenuirostris: Central Mexico
  • Rallus wetmorei: Coastal swamps of nw Venezuela (status unknown)
  • Show more...
English:
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail
French:
Râle tapageur, R. de Wetmore ou R. élégant


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rascló dels manglars
Czech: chřástal dlouhozobý
Danish: Klapperrikse
German: Klapperralle
English: Clapper, Plain-flanked or King Rail
Spanish: Rascón de manglar
Spanish (Colombia): Rascón Manglero
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela de Manglar
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pollo de Manglar
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón picudo
Spanish (Peru): Rascón Manglero
Spanish (Venezuela): Polla de Mangle
Estonian: klaperruik (rand-klaperruik)
Finnish: räikkäluhtakana
French: Râle gris, R. de Wetmore ou R. élégant, Râle tapageur, R. de Wetmore ou R. élégant
Guadeloupean Creole French: Pintade
Haitian Creole French: Rato
Hungarian: kelepelő guvat
Italian: Rallo beccolungo
Japanese (romaji): onikuina
Japanese: オニクイナ
Scientific: Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris], Rallus longirostris, Rallus longirostris longirostris
Lithuanian: Ilgasnapė vandeninė vištelė
Dutch: Grijze Ral
Norwegian: Klaprerikse
Polish: wodnik długodzioby
Portuguese: Saracura-matraca
Portuguese (Brazil): Saracura-matraca
Russian: Пастушок-трескун
Slovak: chriašteľ dlhozobý
Swedish: Kustrall
Ukrainian: Пастушок-тріскунець
Chinese: 长嘴秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 長嘴秧雞

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