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Spotless Crake

Zapornia tabuensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

The Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis) is a species of bird in the rail family, Rallidae. It is found in American Samoa, Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Pitcairn, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Zapornia

Scientific:
  Zapornia tabuensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.717

Protonym:
  Rallus tabuensis

Avibase ID:
  C15FF1EB625BBFA2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C15FF1EB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176252

Geographic range:

  • Zapornia tabuensis tabuensis: Philippines, Australasian region and Oceania
  • Zapornia tabuensis edwardi: Central highlands of Papua New Guinea
  • Zapornia tabuensis richardsoni: W New Guinea (Jayawijaya Mountains)
  • Zapornia tabuensis plumbea: SE and sw Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and Chatham Is.
English:
Spotless Crake
Czech:
chřástal temný
German:
Südsee-Sumpfhuhn
Danish:
Sodbrun Rørvagtel
Spanish:
Polluela de Tongatapu
Finnish:
putotohuitti
French:
Marouette fuligineuse
Italian:
Schiribilla uniforme
Japanese:
minamikurokuina
Japanese:
ミナミクロクイナ
Dutch:
Pacifisch Porseleinhoen
Norwegian:
Sotrikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sotrikse
Polish:
kureczka posepna
Portuguese:
Sanã-imaculada
Russian:
Крапчатый погоныш
Slovak:
chriašť zátoňový
Swedish:
sotsumphöna
Ukrainian:
Погонич австралійський
Chinese:
无斑田鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Marouette fuligineuse ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Marouette fuligineuse ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sooty Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Sooty Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Spotless Crake ( Zapornia tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Porzana tabuensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Porzana tabuensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Porzana tabuensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Spotless Crake ( Porzana tabuensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Porzana tabuensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Porzana tabuensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rasclet del Pacífic
Czech: Chrástal temný, chřástal temný
Danish: Sodbrun Rørvagtel
German: Südseesumpfhuhn, Südsee-Sumpfhuhn
English: Black Rail, Puweto, Sooty Crake, Sooty Rail, Spotless Crake, Spottless Crake
English (IOC): Spotless Crake
Spanish: Polluela de Tongatapu, Polluela de Tongatupu, Polluela Oscura
Spanish (Spain): Polluela de Tongatapu
Spanish (HBW): Spotless Crake
Estonian: putoto-huik
Finnish: Putotohuitti
French: Marouette fuligineuse, Râle d'Australasie
Hungarian: déltengeri vízicsibe
Indonesian: Tikusan Polos
Italian: Schiribilla fuligginosa, Schiribilla uniforme
Japanese: minamihikuina, minamikurokuina
Japanese: ミナミクロクイナ, ミナミヒクイナ
Scientific: Porzana tabuensis, Porzana tabuensis tabuensis, Rallus tabuensis, Zapornia tabuensis
Lithuanian: Dėmėtoji švygžda, juosvoji švygžda
Maori: puweto
Dutch: Pacifisch Porseleinhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sotrikse
Norwegian: Sotrikse
Polish: kureczka posepna, kureczka posępna
Portuguese: Sanã-imaculada
Portuguese (Portugal): Franga-d'água-de-tongatapu
Rarotongan: Mo‘omo‘o
Russian: Крапчатый погоныш, Погоныш-путото
Slovak: chriašť zátoňový
Swedish: Sotsumphöna
Turkish: Okyanusya Suyelvesi
Tahitian: meho
Ukrainian: Погонич австралійський
Chinese: 无斑田鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 煙背田雞

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