Taxon profile


Tabon Scrubfowl
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

Least Concern

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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 dilwyni Tweeddale, 1878 d
subspecies Megapodius cumingii gilberti Gray, 1862
subspecies Megapodius cumingii pusillus Tweeddale, 1878
subspecies Megapodius cumingii sanghirensis Schlegel, 1880
subspecies Megapodius cumingii tabon Hachisuka, 1931 d
subspecies Megapodius cumingii talautensis C. S. Roselaar, 1994

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [118]

Bird Life [] [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
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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d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application