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American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot

Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca] (= Fulica americana) Gmelin, JF, 1789




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
   Fulica
Scientific:
  Fulica americana


Original description

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. p.704

Protonym:
  Fulica americana

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656197


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  98937C0ABACC0A44

Avibase ID:
  avibase-98937C0A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/98937C0A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176292

Geographic range:

  • Fulica alai: Main Hawaiian Islands (except Lanai)
  • Fulica americana americana: North America (southern Alaska south to northwestern Costa Rica), the Caribbean (Greater and Lesser Antilles), and northern South America (northern Venezuela)
  • Fulica americana columbiana: Andes of Colombia to n Ecuador
  • Fulica ardesiaca ardesiaca: Andes of Peru (except perhaps in far north) south to northern Chile (Antofagasta) and northwestern Argentina (northern Catamarca)
  • Fulica ardesiaca atrura: Andes of southern Colombia and Ecuador (and presumably northern Peru), and coastal Peru
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English:
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot
French:
Foulque d'Amérique, F. des Hawaï ou F. ardoisée


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca or caribaea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca or caribaea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca or caribaea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Fotja americana
Czech: lyska americká
Danish: Amerikansk Blishøne
German: Amerikanisches Bläßhuhn
English: American, Hawaiian, Slate-colored or Caribbean Coot
Spanish: Focha Americana
Spanish (Argentine): Gallareta Andina
Spanish (Colombia): Focha Americana
Spanish (Costa Rica): Focha Americana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallareta de Pico Blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallareta Pico Blanco
Spanish (Honduras): Polla negra de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Gallareta americana
Spanish (Venezuela): Gallineta Pico de Plata
Estonian: ameerika lauk
Finnish: amerikannokikana
Faroese: Amerikonsk sjógvhøna
French: Foulque d'Amérique, Foulque d'Amérique, F. des Hawaï ou F. ardoisée, Foulque d'Amérique, F. des Hawaï, F. ardoisée ou F. à cachet blanc
Irish: Cearc Cheannann Mheiriceánach
Guadeloupean Creole French: Poule d'eau à cachet blanc
Galician: Carquexa
Haitian Creole French: Poul dlo jidèl
Hungarian: gyűrűscsőrű szárcsa
Icelandic: Kolhæna
Italian: Folaga americana
Japanese (romaji): amerikaooban
Japanese: アメリカオオバン
Scientific: Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca or caribaea], Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca], Fulica americana, Fulica americana americana
Lithuanian: Amerikinis laukys
Dutch: Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian: Amerikasothøne
Polish: lyska amerykanska
Portuguese: Galeirão-americano
Russian: Американская лысуха
Slovak: lyska popolavá
Slovenian: ameriška liska
Swedish: Amerikansk sothöna
Turkish: Amerika Mekesi
Chinese: 美洲骨顶

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