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New Guinea Scrubfowl
Megapodius decollatus Oustalet, 1878
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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
Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  nogal nowogwinejski
Portuguese:
  Frango-do-mato-papua
Russian:
  Новогвинейская курица
Slovak:
  tabon popolavý
Swedish:
  papuastorfotshöna
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]
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]
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)
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 related concepts
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
Latin: 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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