Taxon profile


Turnicidae Gray, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes

Scientific synonyms

Hemipodidiidae Fürbringer, M., 1888
Hemipodiidae Hogg, J., 1846
Ortyginae Bonaparte, C.L., 1831
Ortyxelidae Le, Maout, E., 1852
Turnicinae Gray, G.R., 1840


Included taxa

Number of records: 4

genus Ortyxelos Vieillot, 1825
genus Turnix Bonnaterre, 1791

Fossil taxa

genus Cerestenia Mayr, 2000
genus Turnipax Mayr, 2000

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [104678]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Turnicidae Gray, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [08fcb68d-b8ac-4c57-bbfc-fe8357dc2a5a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turnicidae G.R. Gray, 1840]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Turnicidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Turnicidae Gray, 1840]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Turnicidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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