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New Guinea Scrubfowl

Megapodius decollatus Oustalet, 1878

The New Guinea Scrubfowl (Megapodius decollatus) is a species of bird in the Megapodiidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. This species was formerly known as Megapodius affinis but Roselaar,1994,Bulletin of the Zoological Museum of the University of Amsterdam,14,no.2,pp.9-36 showed that Megapodius affinis A.B.Meyer,1874 refers to M.reinwardt. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius decollatus

Citation:
  Oustalet, 1878

Reference:
  Bull.Hebdo.Assoc.Sci.France 21 p.248

Protonym:
  Megapodius decollatus

Avibase ID:
  FAE8B00D9FBD3BD4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FAE8B00D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 715228

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius decollatus: N New Guinea and adjacent islands
English:
New Guinea Scrubfowl
Czech:
tabon novoguinejský
German:
Neuguinea-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
Ny Guinea-buskhøne
Spanish:
Talégalo Papúa
Finnish:
papuanisojalka
French:
Mégapode de Nouvelle-Guinée
Italian:
Megapodio papua
Japanese:
nyu-giniatsukatsukuri
Japanese:
ニューギニアツカツクリ
Dutch:
Grijs Boshoen
Norwegian:
Papuaovnhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Papuaomnhøne
Polish:
nogal nowogwinejski
Portuguese:
Frango-do-mato-papua
Russian:
Новогвинейская курица
Slovak:
tabon popolavý
Swedish:
papuastorfotshöna
Ukrainian:
Великоніг папуанський
Chinese:
斑喉塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Megàpode de Nova Guinea
Czech: tabon novoguinejký, Tabon novoguinejský
Danish: Ny Guinea-buskhøne, Papuabuskhøne
German: Neuguinea-Großfußhuhn, Neuguineahuhn
English: Brown Scrubfowl, New Guinea Megapode, New Guinea Scrub Fowl, New Guinea Scrub Hen, New Guinea Scrubfowl
English (IOC): New Guinea Scrubfowl
Spanish: Talégalo Papúa, Telégala de Nueva Guinea
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo Papúa
Spanish (HBW): New Guinea Scrubfowl
Estonian: paapua rihukana
Finnish: Papuanisojalka
French: Mégapode de Nouvelle-Guinée
Hungarian: új-guineai ásótyúk
Indonesian: Burung gosong, Gosong Papua
Italian: Megapodio della Nuova Guinea, Megapodio papua
Japanese: nyuaginiatsukatsukuri, nyu-giniatsukatsukuri
Japanese: ニュアギニアツカツクリ, ニューギニアツカツクリ
Scientific: Megapodius affinis, Megapodius decollatus
Lithuanian: Naujosios Gvinėjos didžiakojė višta
Dutch: Grijs Boshoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Papuaomnhøne
Norwegian: Papuaovnhøne
Polish: nogal nowogwinejski
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-papua
Russian: Новогвинейская курица, Новогвинейский большеног
Slovak: tabon popolavý
Serbian: Novogvinejska megapoda
Swedish: Papuansk storfothöna, papuastorfothöna, papuastorfotshöna
Ukrainian: Великоніг папуанський
Chinese: 斑喉塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 新幾內亞塚雉

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