Taxon profile


White Swamphen
Porphyrio albus (Shaw, 1790)

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

Scientific synonyms

Fulica alba Shaw, 1790
Porphyrio raperi Mathews, 1928
Porphyrio stanleyi Rowley, 1875

Other names

= Lord Howe Island Swamphen
= Lord Howe Swamphen

Extinct EX
recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22692801]

Bird Life [] [as Porphyrio albus (White, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [47db921d-b133-47cd-a23b-7efa7ae730a9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Porphyrio albus (Shaw, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Porphyrio albus (Shaw, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Porphyrio albus (White, 1790)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Porphyrio albus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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