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Purple, African, Grey-headed, Philippine, Australian or Black-backed Swamphen

Porphyrio [porphyrio or madagascariensis] (= Porphyrio porphyrio) (Linnaeus, 1758)

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.)
Porphyrio [porphyrio or madagascariensis]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio porphyrio
Purple Swamphen
Porphyrio [porphyrio, poliocephalus, melanotus, indicus or pulverulentus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio porphyrio  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio madagascariensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio madagascariensis madagascariensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio madagascariensis aegyptiacus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio [poliocephalus, melanotus or indicus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio poliocephalus [incl. viridis]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio poliocephalus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio poliocephalus poliocephalus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio poliocephalus [seistanicus or caspius]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio poliocephalus seistanicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio poliocephalus caspius  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio pulverulentus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio melanotus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus [melanotus]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus melanotus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (melanotus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (neobritannicus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (mertoni)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (fletcherae)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (stanleyi)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanotus (chathamensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus bellus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus melanopterus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus melanopterus (melanopterus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus melanopterus (palliatus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus pelewensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus samoensis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio melanotus samoensis (samoensis)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus samoensis (caledonicus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus samoensis (aneiteumensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus samoensis (vitiensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio melanotus samoensis (ellioti)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Porphyrio indicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio indicus indicus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio indicus indicus (indicus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Porphyrio indicus indicus (plessenorum)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Porphyrio indicus viridis  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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