Taxon profile


Madagascan Wood Rail
Mentocrex kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Sarothruridae - flufftails »  genus Mentocrex

Scientific synonyms

Gallinula kioloides Pucheran, 1845 o
Canirallus kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)

Other names

= Kioloides Rail
= Madagascar Wood-Rail

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Mentocrex kioloides berliozi Salomonsen, 1934
subspecies Mentocrex kioloides kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22692264]

Bird Life [] [as Mentocrex kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22692264]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Mentocrex kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 16 March 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Mentocrex kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)]
Data retrieved on: 4 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 Mentocrex kioloides Pucheran, 1845]
Data retrieved on: 1 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Canirallus kioloides (Pucheran, 1845)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Canirallus kioloides]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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