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Turnix sylvaticus  (Desfontaines, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 678962

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Turnix sylvatica (Desfontaines, 1789)
  Common Name(s): Common Buttonquail [English]
    Kurrichane 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 sylvaticus (Desfontaines, 1789) – Common Buttonquail, Kurrichane Buttonquail  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus bartelsorum Neumann, 1929  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus celestinoi McGregor, 1907  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus davidi Delacour & Jabouille, 1930  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus dussumier (Temminck, 1828)  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus lepurana (A. Smith, 1836)  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus nigrorum duPont, 1976  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus suluensis Mearns, 1905  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus sylvaticus (Desfontaines, 1789)  
                                     SubspeciesTurnix sylvaticus whiteheadi Ogilvie-Grant, 1897  

  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 sylvaticus, Common 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 sylvaticus   
  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 sylvaticus, Common 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 sylvaticus, Kurrichane Buttonquail [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  






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