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Laterallus Gray, 1855

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Rallidae - rails, crakes and coots

Scientific synonyms

Hapalocrex Ridgway, 1920

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

species Laterallus albigularis (Lawrence, 1861) - White-throated Crake
species Laterallus exilis (Temminck, 1831) - Grey-breasted Crake
species Laterallus fasciatus (Sclater & Salvin, 1868) - Black-banded Crake
species Laterallus flaviventer (Boddaert, 1783) - Yellow-breasted Crake
species Laterallus jamaicensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Black Rail
species Laterallus leucopyrrhus (Vieillot, 1819) - Red-and-white Crake

Laterallus leucopyrrhus

species Laterallus levraudi (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1869) - Rusty-flanked Crake
species Laterallus melanophaius (Vieillot, 1819) - Rufous-sided Crake
species Laterallus rogersi (Lowe, 1923) - Inaccessible Island Rail
species Laterallus ruber (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1860) - Ruddy Crake
species Laterallus spilonota (Gould, 1841) - Galapagos Crake
species Laterallus spiloptera (Durnford, 1877) - Dot-winged Crake
species Laterallus xenopterus Conover, 1934 - Rufous-faced Crake

Fossil taxa

species Laterallus insignis Feduccia, 1968

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1116446]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Laterallus Gray, 1855]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Laterallus Gray, GR, 1855]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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