Taxon profile


Philippine Megapode
Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Megapodiidae - megapodes »  genus Megapodius - scrubfowl

Other names

= Philippine Scrubfowl
= Tabon Megapode
= Tabon Scrubfowl

Least Concern LC

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Megapodius cumingii cumingii Dillwyn, 1853
subspecies Megapodius cumingii dillwyni Tweeddale, 1878
subspecies Megapodius cumingii gilbertii G. R. Gray, 1862
subspecies Megapodius cumingii pusillus Tweeddale, 1878
subspecies Megapodius cumingii sanghirensis Schlegel, 1880
subspecies Megapodius cumingii tabon Hachisuka, 1931
subspecies Megapodius cumingii talautensis C. S. Roselaar, 1994

Nomina dubia dub.

subspecies Megapodius cumingii dilwyni Tweeddale, 1878 dub.

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678588]

Bird Life [] [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Megapodius cumingii]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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dub. nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application