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Dusky-legged Guan

Penelope obscura Temminck, CJ 1815

The dusky-legged guan is a species of bird in the family Cracidae, the chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is found in Uruguay, northeastern Argentina and southernmost areas of Paraguay and Brazil. In early 2021, the former subspecies P. o. bridgesi, found in southwestern Bolivia and northwestern Argentina, was elevated to species rank as Yungas guan. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
   Penelope
Scientific:
  Penelope obscura


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1815

Reference:
   Hist. Nat. Pig. Gallin. 3 p.68,693

Protonym:
  Penelope obscura

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43752228


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BF379105420C8F64

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BF379105

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BF379105


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175736

Geographic range:

  • Penelope obscura obscura: Extreme se Brazil to se Paraguay, Uruguay and ne Argentina
  • Penelope obscura bronzina: E Brazil (Espíritu Santo to Santa Catarina)
English:
Dusky-legged Guan
Catalan:
guan camanegre
Czech:
guan tmavonohý
Danish:
Mørkbenet Penelopehøne
German:
Bronzeguan
Spanish:
Pava Oscura
Spanish (Spain):
Pava oscura
Finnish:
tummajalkasaku
French:
Pénélope yacouhou
Croatian:
tamnonogi guan
Italian:
Guan zampescure
Japanese:
クロアシシャクケイ
Lithuanian:
tamsioji penelopė
Dutch:
Grijspootsjakohoen
Norwegian:
sothokko
Polish:
penelopa ciemnonoga
Portuguese:
jacuguaçu
Portuguese (Brazil):
jacuguaçu
Russian:
Бронзовая пенелопа
Slovak:
šuan tmavý
Serbian:
Tamnonogi guan
Swedish:
mörkbent guan
Ukrainian:
пенелопа парагвайська
Chinese:
乌腿冠雉
Chinese (Traditional):
烏腿冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged] ( Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged) ( Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Penelope [obscura or bridgesi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: guan camanegre
Czech: guan tmavonohý
Danish: Mørkbenet Penelopehøne
German: Bronzeguan, Bronzeguan (obscura/bronzina)
English: Dusky-legged Guan, Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged), Dusky-legged Guan [Dusky-legged]
English, HBW: Dusky-legged Guan, Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged)
English (IOC): Dusky-legged Guan, Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged)
English (United States): Dusky-legged Guan, Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged)
Esperanto: Malhela penelopo
Spanish: Pava Oscura, Pava Oscura (obscura/bronzina)
Spanish (Argentine): Pava de Monte Ribereña
Spanish (Spain): Pava oscura, Pava Oscura (obscura/bronzina)
Spanish (HBW): Dusky-legged Guan (Dusky-legged)
Spanish (Paraguay): Pava de monte oscura, Pava de monte oscura (obscura/bronzina)
Spanish (Uruguay): Pava de Monte, Pava de Monte (Subesp. obscura/bronzina)
Estonian: tõmmu-lotthoko
Finnish: tummajalkasaku
French: Pénélope yacouhou, Pénélope yacouhou (pattes cendrées), Pénélope yacouhou [obscura ou bronzina]
Croatian: tamnonogi guan
Italian: Guan zampescure, Penelope zampescure
Japanese (romaji): kuroashishakukei (obscura/bronzina)
Japanese: クロアシシャクケイ, クロアシシャクケイ (obscura/bronzina)
Scientific: Penelope obscura, Penelope obscura [obscura or bronzina], Penelope obscura bronzina/obscura, Penelope obscura obscura, Penelope obscura obscura/bronzina
Lithuanian: tamsioji penelopė
Dutch: Grijspootsjakohoen, Grijspootsjakohoen (obscura/bronzina)
Norwegian: Sothokko, sothokko (obscura/bronzina)
Polish: penelopa ciemnonoga, penelopa ciemnonoga (obscura/bronzina)
Portuguese: jacuguaçu
Portuguese (Brazil): jacuguaçu, jacuguaçu (obscura/bronzina)
Portuguese (Portugal): guano-de-patas-escuras
Russian: Бронзовая пенелопа, Бронзовая пенелопа (obscura/bronzina)
Slovak: šuan tmavý, šuan tmavý (skup.)
Serbian: Tamnonogi guan
Swedish: mörkbent guan, mörkbent guan (obscura/bronzina)
Turkish: Kara Ayaklı Guan, Kara ayaklı guan (obscura/bronzina)
Ukrainian: пенелопа парагвайська
Chinese: 乌腿冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 烏腿冠雉

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