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Lark Buttonquail

Ortyxelos meiffrenii (Vieillot, LJP 1819)

The lark buttonquail, lark-plover or quail-plover is a species of buttonquail in the family Turnicidae. It is monotypic within the genus Ortyxelos. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Turnicidae
Genus:
   Ortyxelos
Scientific:
  Ortyxelos meiffrenii


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1819)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 35 p.49

Protonym:
  Turnix Meiffrenii

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19471982


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B605A0497D887CDE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B605A049

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B605A049


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553929

Geographic range:

  • Ortyxelos meiffrenii: Discontinuously distributed sahel of sub-Saharan Africa
English:
Lark Buttonquail
Catalan:
Guatlla pintada alablanca
Czech:
perepel nejmenší
Danish:
Lærkeløbehøne
German:
Lerchenlaufhühnchen
Spanish:
Torillo Alaudino
Spanish (Spain):
Torillo Alaudino
Finnish:
kurmitsajuoksija
French:
Turnix à ailes blanches
Croatian:
bjelokrila trkuša
Hungarian:
tarkaszárnyú guvatfürj
Icelandic:
Spretthæna
Italian:
Quaglia tridattila lodolina
Japanese (romaji):
hajiromifuuzura
Japanese:
ハジロミフウズラ
Lithuanian:
Vieversinė tripirštė
Dutch:
Leeuwerikkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lerkespringvaktel
Norwegian:
Lerkespringvaktel
Polish:
przepiórnik białoskrzydły
Portuguese:
Toirão-de-asas-brancas
Russian:
Жаворонковая трёхперстка
Slovak:
prepeľovec savanový
Serbian:
Ševolika prepeličica
Swedish:
lärkspringhöna
Ukrainian:
Триперстка-крихітка
Chinese:
白翅三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional):
鴴形三趾鶉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Turnix à ailes blanches ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Turnix à ailes blanches ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 1st edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2021:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 3rd edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 4th edition:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2015:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2016:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2017:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2018:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Clements, version 2019:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.50:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.52:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.53:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.54:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 1.55:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2015:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2016:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2017:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2018:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2019:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
eBird version 2021:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Quail Plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Lark Buttonquail ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Quail-plover ( Ortyxelos meiffrenii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ortyxelos meiffrenii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Guatlla pintada alablanca
Czech: Perepel belokrídlý, perepel nejmenší
Welsh: Cwtiad-sofliar
Danish: Dværgvagtel, Lærkeløbehøne
German: Lerchenlaufhühnchen, Lerchenllaufhünchen
English: African Larkquail, Lark Buttonquail, Lark Button-Quail, Lark Quail, Lark-quail, Quail Plover, Quail-plover
English, HBW: Quail-plover
English (IOC): Quail-plover
English (Kenya): Quailplover
English (United States): Quail-plover
Esperanto: Koturnopluvio
Spanish: Torillo Alaudino, Tortillo alaudino
Spanish (Spain): Torillo Alaudino
Spanish (HBW): Quail-plover
Estonian: lõoledik
Finnish: Kurmitsajuoksija
French: Caille-pluvier Turnix de Meiffren, Ortyxèle à ailes blanches, Turnix à ailes blanches, Turnix de Meiffren
Irish: Gearg-fheadóg
Galician: Tourón de ás brancas
Croatian: bjelokrila trkuša
Hungarian: tarkaszárnyú guvatfürj
Icelandic: Spretthæna
Italian: Quaglia tridattila alibianche, Quaglia tridattila lodolina, Quaglia-piviere
Japanese (romaji): hajiromifuuzura
Japanese: ハジロミフウズラ
Kirghiz: торгойсымак үч шады
Scientific: Ortyxelos meiffrenii, Ortyxelus meiffrenii, Turnix Meiffrenii
Lithuanian: Vieversinė tripirštė
Dutch: Leeuwerikkwartel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lerkespringvaktel
Norwegian: Lerkespringvaktel
Polish: przepiórnik bialoskrzydly, przepiórnik białoskrzydły
Portuguese: Toirão-de-asas-brancas
Portuguese (Portugal): toirão-d'asa-branca
Russian: Жаворонковая трехперстка, Жаворонковая трёхперстка, Жаворонковая трёхпёрстка
Slovak: prepeľovec savanový
Serbian: Prepeličasti žalar, Ševolika prepeličica
Swedish: Lärkspringhöna
Swahili: Kiunzi
Turkish: Toygarkılavuzu
Ukrainian: Триперстка-крихітка
Chinese: 白翅三趾鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 鴴形三趾鶉

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