Taxon profile


Lewin's Rail
Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)

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

Scientific synonyms

Dryolimnas pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)
Rallus pectoralis Temminck, 1831

Other names

= Aukland Island Rail

Least Concern
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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Lewinia pectoralis alberti (Rothschild & Hartert, 1907)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis brachipus (Swainson, 1838)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis capta (Mayr & Gilliard, 1951)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis clelandi (Mathews, 1911)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis cleleandi - Western Australian Lewin's Rail
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis exsul (Hartert, 1898)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis mayri (Hartert, 1930)
subspecies Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [0c62f599-4178-422a-8826-98cd64787a91]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lewinia pectoralis Temminck, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [2874]

Bird Life [] [as Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22692521]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Lewinia pectoralis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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