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Gallinula chloropus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176284

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Gallineta frente roja [Spanish]
    Common Moorhen [English]
    gallinule poule-d'eau [French]
  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  
                         OrderGruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles  
                            FamilyRallidae  – Coots, Rails, foulques, gallinules, râles, Waterhens  
                               GenusGallinula Brisson, 1760 – Moorhens  
                                  SpeciesGallinula chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Gallineta frente roja, Common Moorhen, gallinule poule-d'eau  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus barbadensis Bond, 1954  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus cachinnans Bangs, 1915  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus cerceris Bangs, 1910  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus galeata (Lichtenstein, 1818)  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus garmani Allen, 1876  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus guami Hartert, 1917 – Mariana Common Gallinule, Mariana Common Moorehen 
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus meridionalis (C. L. Brehm, 1831)  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus orientalis Horsfield, 1821  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus pauxilla Bangs, 1915  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus pyrrhorrhoa A. Newton, 1861  
                                     Subspecies Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis Streets, 1877 – Hawaiian Common Gallinule, Hawaiian Common Moorhen 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Common Moorhen[English], gallinule poule-d'eau [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Common Moorhen[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Gallineta frente roja[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.07.04, website (version 04-Jul-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Gallinula chloropus   
  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: Gallinula chloropus, Common Moorhen [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Central Pacific Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  






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