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Lesser Jacana
Microparra capensis (Smith, A, 1839)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Jacanidae
Genus:
  Microparra

Scientific:
  Microparra capensis

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1839)

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.S.Afr. pl.32,text

Protonym:
  Parra capensis

Avibase ID:
  29B03FAE8294FC87

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/29B03FAE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176452

Geographic range:

  • Microparra capensis: Lakes, ponds and marshes of Africa south of the Sahara
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lesser Jacana
Czech:
  ostnák malý
German:
  Zwergblatthühnchen
Danish:
  Bladhøne
Spanish:
  Jacana Chica
Finnish:
  pikkujassana
French:
  Jacana nain
Italian:
  Jacana minore
Japanese:
  himerenkaku
Japanese:
  ヒメレンカク
Dutch:
  Dwergjacana
Norwegian:
  Dvergbladhøne
Polish:
  dlugoszpon maly
Portuguese:
  Jacana-pequena
Russian:
  Малая якана
Slovak:
  jakana vrabčia
Swedish:
  dvärgjaçana
Chinese:
  小雉鸻


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Dwerglangtoon
Catalan: Jacana menut
Czech: ostnák africký, Ostnák malý
Danish: Bladhøne
German: Zwergblatthühnchen, Zwerg-Blatthühnchen
English: Lesser African Jacana, Lesser Jacana, Lesser Lilly-trotter, Lesser Lily-trotter, Smaller Jacana, Smaller Lillytrotter
English (Kenya): Lesser Jacana
Spanish: Gallito de Agua Chico, Jacana Chica
Spanish (Spain): Jacana Chica
Estonian: pisi-lootoselind
Finnish: Pikkujassana
French: Jacana nain, Petit Jacana
Hungarian: törpelevéljáró
Italian: Jacana minore
Japanese: himerenkaku
Japanese: ヒメレンカク
Kwangali: Nkongoro Gwakambatu
Latin: Microparra capensis, Parra capensis
Lithuanian: Mažoji žakana
Dutch: Dwergjacana
Norwegian: Dvergbladhøne
Polish: dlugoszpon maly, długoszpon mały
Portuguese: Jacana-pequena, Jaçanã-pequena
Portuguese (Portugal): Jaçaná-pequeno
Russian: малая якана
Slovak: Jakana vrabčia
Serbian: Mala jakana
Swedish: Dvärgjacana, dvärgjaçana
Swahili: Sile-maua Mdogo
Ukrainian: Якана мала
Chinese: 小雉鸻
Chinese (Traditional): 小雉鴴

 

         

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