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Forsten's Scrubfowl
Megapodius forsteni Gray, GR, 1847
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius forsteni

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1847

Reference:
  Gen.Birds 3 p.491 pl.124

Protonym:
  Megapodius Forstenii

Avibase ID:
  BC57CEF34776A5EF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BC57CEF3

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 715227

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius forsteni: Moluccas (Buru, Seram, Ambon, Haruku, and Gorong)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Forsten's Scrubfowl
Czech:
  tabon Forstenův
German:
  Forstengroßfußhuhn
Danish:
  Cerambuskhøne
Spanish:
  Talégalo de Forsten
Finnish:
  seraminisojalka
French:
  Mégapode de Forsten
Italian:
  Megapodio di Forsten
Japanese:
  seramutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
  セラムツカツクリ
Dutch:
  Forstens Boshoen
Norwegian:
  Seramovnhøne
Polish:
  nogal seramski
Portuguese:
  Frango-do-mato-da-forsten
Russian:
  Курица Форстена
Slovak:
  tabon Forstenov
Swedish:
  Forstens storfothöna
Chinese:
  弗氏塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl (nominate) ( Megapodius forstenii forstenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl (nominate) ( Megapodius forstenii forstenii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
   Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Megapodius reinwardt forstenii [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Megapodius reinwardt forstenii [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Megapodius freycinet forsteni [version 4]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Megapodius reinwardt forstenii [version 3]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Megapodius reinwardt forstenii [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megapodius forstenii forstenii [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megapodius forsteni forsteni [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megapodius [reinwardt or forsteni] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Czech: tabon Forstenův
Danish: Cerambuskhøne
German: Forstengroßfußhuhn
English: Forsten's Megapode, Forsten's Scrubfowl, Forsten's Scrubfowl (nominate)
Spanish: Talégalo de Forsten
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Forsten
Estonian: serami rihukana
Finnish: seraminisojalka
French: Mégapode de Forsten, Mégapode de Forsten (nominal), Mégapode de Forsten (nominale), Mégapode de Forsten (race nominale)
Indonesian: Gosong Forsten
Italian: Megapodio di Forsten
Japanese: seramutsukatsukuri
Japanese: セラムツカツクリ
Latin: Megapodius forsteni, Megapodius forsteni forsteni, Megapodius forstenii, Megapodius forstenii forstenii, Megapodius freycinet forsteni, Megapodius reinwardt forstenii
Dutch: Forstens Boshoen
Norwegian: Seramovnhøne
Polish: nogal seramski
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-da-forsten
Russian: Курица Форстена
Slovak: tabon Forstenov
Swedish: Forstens storfothöna
Chinese: 弗氏塚雉

 

         

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