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Malaysian Fireback

Lophura rufa (Raffles, 1822)

The crested fireback is a medium-sized, up to 70 cm long, forest pheasant with a peacock-like dark crest, bluish black plumage, reddish brown rump, black outer tail feathers, red iris and bare blue facial skin. The female is a brown bird with short crest, blue facial skin and spotted black-and-white below. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Lophura
Scientific:
  Lophura rufa


Original description

Citation:
  (Raffles, 1822)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) p.321

Protonym:
  Phasianus rufus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/755067


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E811C037BE3D51B1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E811C037

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E811C037


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 678037


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Lophura rufa: Thai-Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
English:
Malaysian Fireback
Catalan:
Faisà crestat malai
Danish:
Malajildryg
German:
Malaienhaubenfasan
Spanish:
Faisán noble de Malasia
French:
Faisan de Vieillot
Italian:
Fagiano di Vieillot


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Crested Fireback (Malaysian) ( Lophura ignita rufa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Crested Fireback (Malaysian) ( Lophura ignita rufa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Malaysian Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
Clements, version 2021:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Crested Fireback (Malay) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Crested Fireback (Malay) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Crested Fireback (Malay) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Crested Fireback (Malay) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Crested Fireback (Malay) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Crested Fireback (Malayan) ( Lophura ignita rufa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Malay Crested Fireback ( Lophura rufa) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lophura rufa [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lophura rufa [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lophura rufa [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lophura ignita rufa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lophura [ignita or rufa] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Качулат огненокръст фазан (ssp. rufa)
Catalan: Faisà crestat malai
Danish: Malajildryg
German: Haubenfasan (rufa), Malaienhaubenfasan, Vieillot-Feuerrückenfasan
English: Crested Fireback (Malay), Crested Fireback (Malayan), Crested Fireback (Malaysian), Malay Crested Fireback, Malaysian Fireback, Vieillot's crested fireback
English, HBW: Malay Crested Fireback
English (IOC): Crested Fireback (Malay)
English (United States): Crested Fireback (Malay), Crested Fireback (Malayan)
Esperanto: Viejlota krestofazano
Spanish: Faisán llameante crestado de Vielliot, Faisán Noble de Borneo (rufa), Faisán noble de Malasia
Spanish (Spain): Faisán Noble (rufa), Faisán noble de Borneo (rufa)
Spanish (HBW): Crested Fireback (Malay)
Estonian: rüütelfaasan
French: Faisan de Vieillot, Faisan malais, Faisan noble, Faisan noble (de Vieillot), Faisan noble (rufa)
Icelandic: Brandfasani (rufa)
Italian: Fagiano di Vieillot
Japanese (romaji): koshiakakiji (rufa)
Japanese: コシアカキジ (rufa), コシアカキジ(rufa)
Scientific: Lophura ignita rufa, Lophura rufa, Phasianus rufus
Dutch: Gekuifde Vuurrugfazant (Maleise), Vieillot vurrugfazant
Norwegian: ridderfasan (rufa)
Polish: kisciec czerwonogrzbiety, kiściec czerwonogrzbiety, kiściec ognisty (rufa)
Portuguese (Portugal): faisão-nobre (rufa)
Russian: Огненоспинный фазан (rufa)
Slovak: bažant malajský, bažant malajský (skup.)
Serbian: Ćubasti fazan (malajski)
Swedish: tofseldrygg (rufa)
Thai: ไก่ฟ้าหน้าเขียว , ไก่ฟ้าหน้าเขียว (มลายู)
Turkish: Mavi ibikli büyük sülün (rufa), Mavi İbikli Büyük Sülün (rufa)

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