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Porphyrio porphyrio  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176390

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Purple Swamphen [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  
                         OrderGruiformes  – Cranes, Rails, grues, râles  
                            FamilyRallidae  – Coots, Rails, foulques, gallinules, râles, Waterhens  
                               GenusPorphyrio Brisson, 1760 – Swamphens  
                                  SpeciesPorphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758) – Purple Swamphen  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio bellus Gould, 1841  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio caspius Hartert, 1917  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio indicus Horsfield, 1821  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio madagascariensis (Latham, 1802)  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio melanopterus Bonaparte, 1856  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus Temminck, 1820  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio pelewensis Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus (Latham, 1802)  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio pulverulentus Temminck, 1826  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio samoensis Peale, 1848  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio seistanicus Zarudny & Harms, 1911  
                                     Subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio viridis Begbie, 1834  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Porphyrio porphyrio    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Porphyrio porphyrio    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Porphyrio porphyrio   
  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: Porphyrio porphyrio   
  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: Porphyrio porphyrio   
  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: Porphyrio porphyrio   
  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: Porphyrio porphyrio, Purple Swamphen [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Central Pacific Territories, Native  






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