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Purple Gallinule
Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Rallidae - flufftails

Other names

= Purple Swamphen

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 13

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

Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus

subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio pelewensis Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872
subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus (Latham, 1802) - Grey-headed Purple Gallinule

Porphyrio porphyrio poliocephalus - Grey-headed Purple Gallinule

subspecies Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Porphyrio porphyrio porphyrio

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

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [2927]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96784]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22692792]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Porphyrio porphyrio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Porphyrio porphyrio]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Porphyrio porphyrio]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Porphyrio porphyrio]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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