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species

Red Junglefowl
Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  genus Gallus

Scientific synonyms

Phasianus gallus Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Domestic chicken
= Chicken

Least Concern LC

Images

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Domestic Chicken

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Domestic Chicken

Author: Jiří Novák

Gallus gallus - Red Junglefowl

Author: Jiří Novák

Gallus gallus - Red Junglefowl

Author: Jiří Novák

Gallus gallus gallus - Cochinchina Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus gallus - Cochinchina Red Junglefowl

Author: Martin Antoš

juvenile animal

Gallus gallus - Domestic Chicken

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Gallus gallus - Red Junglefowl

Author: Klaus Rudloff

egg

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Red Junglefowl, inkubace - fotoseriál

Author: Milan Kořínek

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Domestic Chicken

Gallus gallus f. domestica - Domestic Chicken

Author: Jiří Novák

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Menopon gallinae (Linnaeus, 1758), Chilomastix gallinarum Martin & Robertson, 1911, Haemaphysalis canestrinii (Supino, 1897)

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Gallus gallus bankiva Temminck, 1813 - Javan Red Junglefowl
subspecies Gallus gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Cochinchina Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus gallus

subspecies Gallus gallus jabouillei Delacour & Kinnear, 1928 - Tonkin Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus jabouillei

subspecies Gallus gallus murghi Robinson & Kloss, 1920 - Indian Red Junglefowl

Gallus gallus murghi

subspecies Gallus gallus spadiceus (Bonnaterre, 1792) - Burmese Red Junglefowl

Unplaced taxa

form Gallus gallus f. domestica Linnaeus, 1758 - Domestic Chicken

Gallus gallus f. domestica


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Gallus gallus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22679199]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [6e952804-1b8d-43cf-b55f-c9c9d6b0da77]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Gallus gallus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2652:kammhuehner-gallus]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Gallus gallus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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Explanations

s synantropic species (In area described by check-list dependent on human)