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Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Numididae - guineafowl »  genus Numida

Scientific synonyms

Avis numidica
Gallina numidica
Phasianus meleagris Linnaeus, 1758

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775) - Cheetah, Leptailurus serval (Schreber, 1776) - Serval

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Numida meleagris coronatus Gurney, 1868 - Natal Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris coronatus - Natal Helmeted Guineafowl

subspecies Numida meleagris galeatus Pallas, 1767 - West African Guineafowl
subspecies Numida meleagris marungensis Schalow, 1884 - Marungu Helmeted Guineafowl
subspecies Numida meleagris meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris meleagris - Saharan Helmeted Guineafowl

subspecies Numida meleagris mitratus Pallas, 1767 - Tufted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris mitratus - Tufted Guineafowl

subspecies Numida meleagris papillosus Reichenow, 1894 - Damara Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris papillosus - Damara Helmeted Guineafowl

subspecies Numida meleagris reichenowi Ogilvie-Grant, 1894 - Reichenow's Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris reichenowi - Reichenow's Helmeted Guineafowl

subspecies Numida meleagris sabyi Hartert, 1919 - Saby's Helmeted Guineafowl
subspecies Numida meleagris somaliensis Neumann, 1899 - Somali Tufted Guineafowl
form Numida meleagris f. domestica - Domestic Guinea Fowl

Numida meleagris f. domestica - Domestic Guinea Fowl


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Numida meleagris]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [31b5ad7f-15e5-41a5-b969-d7f7d4235136]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [308]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96462]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22679555]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Numida meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Numida meleagris]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Numida meleagris]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Numida meleagris]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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Explanations

i species introduced to area described by check-list

extinct taxon