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Geelvink Scrubfowl
Megapodius geelvinkianus Meyer, AB, 1874
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius geelvinkianus

Citation:
  Meyer, AB, 1874

Reference:
  Sitz.K.Akad.Wiss.Wien 69 p.88

Protonym:
  Megapodius geelvinkianus

Avibase ID:
  8252F53BEE59E4E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8252F53B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 715226


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius geelvinkianus: Islands in Geelvink Bay (n New Guinea)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Geelvink Scrubfowl
Czech:
  tabon biakský
German:
  Geelvink-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
  Biakbuskhøne
Spanish:
  Talégalo de Biak
Finnish:
  supiorinisojalka
French:
  Mégapode de Geelvink
Italian:
  Megapodio di Geelvink
Japanese:
  biakutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
  ビアクツカツクリ
Dutch:
  Geelvinkboshoen
Polish:
  nogal namorzynowy
Portuguese:
  Frango-do-mato-de-biak
Russian:
  Биакская курица
Slovak:
  tabon zálivový
Swedish:
  geelvinkstorfotshöna
Chinese:
  比阿克塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Megàpode de Geelvink
Czech: tabon biakský
Danish: Biakbuskhøne
German: Geelvinkgroßfußhuhn, Geelvink-Großfußhuhn
English: Biak Megapode, Biak Scrubfowl, Dusky Scrubfowl (Biak), Geelvink Scrubfowl, Gelvink Megapode
Spanish: Talégalo de Biak, Talégalo de Geelvink
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Biak
Estonian: biaki rihukana
Finnish: supiorinisojalka
French: Mégapode de Biak, Mégapode de Geelvink
Hungarian: Biak-szigeti ásótyúk
Indonesian: Burung gosong, Gosong Biak, Gosong kelam biak
Italian: Megapodio di Geelvink
Japanese: biakutsukatsukuri
Japanese: ビアクツカツクリ
Latin: Megapodius freycinet geelvinkianus, Megapodius geelvinkianus
Dutch: Geelvinkboshoen, Geelvinks Grootvoethoen
Polish: nogal namorzynowy
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-de-biak
Russian: Биакская курица, Биакский большеног
Slovak: tabon zálivový
Swedish: Geelvinkstorfothöna, geelvinkstorfotshöna
Chinese: 比阿克塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 比雅克塚雉

 

         

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