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Dusky-legged or Yungas Guan

Penelope [obscura or bridgesi] (= 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:
  C082DE3586BC419B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C082DE35

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C082DE35


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)
  • Penelope bridgesi: E slope of Andes of Bolivia to nw Argentina
English:
Dusky-legged or Yungas Guan
French:
Pénélope yacouhou ou P. des yungas


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky-legged or Yungas Guan ( Penelope [obscura or bridgesi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dusky-legged or Yungas Guan ( Penelope [obscura or bridgesi])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pénélope yacouhou ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pénélope yacouhou ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Dusky-legged Guan ( Penelope obscura) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Penelope obscura [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Penelope obscura [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Penelope [obscura, bridgesi, purpurascens, jacquacu or perspicax]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Guan camanegre
Czech: Guan bronzový, guan tmavonohý
Danish: Mørkbenet Penelopehøne
German: Bronzeguan, Schwarzfußschaku
English: Common Guan, Dusky Guan, Dusky legged Guan, Dusky-legged Guan, Dusky-legged or Yungas Guan
English, HBW: Dusky-legged Guan
English (IOC): Dusky-legged Guan
English (United States): Dusky-legged Guan
Esperanto: Malhela penelopo
Spanish: Pava de Monte, Pava de monte común, Pava de monte oscura, Pava Oscura, Pavo Oscura
Spanish (Argentine): Pava de monte común, Pava de Monte Ribereña
Spanish (Spain): Pava Oscura
Spanish (HBW): Dusky-legged Guan
Spanish (Paraguay): Pava de monte oscura
Spanish (Uruguay): Pava de Monte
Estonian: tõmmu-lotthoko
Finnish: Tummajalkasaku
French: Pénélope à pattes noires, Pénélope yacouhou, Pénélope yacouhou ou P. des yungas
Guarani: Jaku hû
Croatian: tamnonogi guan
Italian: Guan zampescure, Penelope zampescure
Japanese (romaji): kuroashishakukei
Japanese: クロアシシャクケイ
Scientific: Penelope [obscura or bridgesi], Penelope obscura, Penelope obscura obscura
Lithuanian: Tamsioji penelopė
Dutch: Grijspootsjakohoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sothokko
Norwegian: Sothokko
Polish: penelopa ciemnonoga
Portuguese: Jacuaçu, jacuguaçu, Jacupixuna
Portuguese (Brazil): Jacuaçu, jacuguacu, Jacuguaçu
Portuguese (Portugal): Jacuaçu
Russian: Бронзовая пенелопа
Slovak: šuan tmavý
Serbian: Guan tamnih nogu
Swedish: Mörkbent guan
Turkish: Kara ayaklı guan
Ukrainian: Пенелопа парагвайська
Chinese: 乌腿冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 烏腿冠雉

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