Taxon profile


Laughing Kookaburra
Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae (Hermann, 1783)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Coraciiformes »  family Alcedinidae - river kingfishers »  genus Dacelo »  species Dacelo novaeguineae - Laughing Kookaburra

Scientific synonyms

Alcedo gigantea Latham, 1790
Alcedo gigas Boddaert, 1783
Alcedo novaeguineae Hermann, 1783
Alcedo undulata Scopoli, 1786
Choucalcyon australe Lesson, 1830
Dacelo gigas tregellasi Mathews, 1912
Alcedo onocrotalus Anon., 1825 (nomen nudum) n
Dacelo fulvus Lesson, 1825 (nomen nudum) n
Alcedo cyanea Forster, 1791
Alcedo fusca Gmelin, 1788

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [285bc1ae-c2a9-4b69-bedf-799589cd530c]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae (Hermann, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae (Hermann, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Dacelo novaeguineae novaeguineae]
Data retrieved on: 25 April 2013

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