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Turnix maculosus  (Temminck, 1815)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 678963

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Turnix maculosa (Temminck, 1815)
  Common Name(s): Red-backed Buttonquail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyTurnicidae  – Buttonquails, Buttonquail  
                               GenusTurnix Bonnaterre, 1791  
                                  SpeciesTurnix maculosus (Temminck, 1815) – Red-backed Buttonquail  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus beccarii Salvadori, 1875  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus floresianus Sutter, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus furvus Parkes, 1949  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus giluwensis Sims, 1954  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus horsbrughi Ingram, 1909  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus kinneari Neumann, 1939  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus maculosus (Temminck, 1815)  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus mayri Sutter, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus melanotus (Gould, 1837)  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus obiensis Sutter, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus salomonis Mayr, 1938  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus saturatus W. A. Forbes, 1882  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus savuensis Sutter, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Turnix maculosus sumbanus Sutter, 1955  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Turnix maculosus, Red-backed Buttonquail [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Turnix maculosus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Turnix maculosus, Red-backed Buttonquail [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Turnix maculosus, Red-backed Buttonquail [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  
    Southern Asia  






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