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Taxon profile

genus

Turnix Bonnaterre, 1791

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

Scientific synonyms

Alphaturnia Mathews, 1914
Austroturnix Mathews, 1913
Colcloughia Mathews, 1914
Marianornis Mathews, 1917
Ortygodes Vieillot, 1816

Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840) - Chestnut-backed Buttonquail
species Turnix everetti Hartert, 1898 - Sumba Buttonquail
species Turnix hottentottus Temminck, 1815 - Hottentot Buttonquail
species Turnix maculosus (Temminck, 1815) - Red-backed Buttonquail
species Turnix melanogaster (Gould, 1837) - Black-breasted Buttonquail
species Turnix nigricollis (Gmelin, 1789) - Madagascar Buttonquail
species Turnix ocellatus (Scopoli, 1786) - Spotted Buttonquail
species Turnix olivii Robinson, 1900 - Buff-breasted Buttonquail
species Turnix pyrrhothorax (Gould, 1841) - Red-chested Buttonquail
species Turnix suscitator (Gmelin, 1789) - Barred Buttonquail

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species Turnix sylvaticus (Desfontaines, 1787) - Small Buttonquail
species Turnix tanki Blyth, 1843 - Yellow-legged Buttonquail

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species Turnix varius (Latham, 1801) - Painted Buttonquail
species Turnix velox (Gould, 1841) - Little Buttonquail
species Turnix worcesteri McGregor, 1904 - Worcester's Buttonquail

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1292734]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Turnix Bonnaterre, 1790]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [440c8949-7300-4f7d-901f-7b6b3cfc4e78]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Austroturnix Mathews, 1913]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [ab4f351e-e79c-44a1-8bbb-82f990d1afd9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ortygodes Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [b3c4a1a6-4b6f-414a-aafb-a7a709235ba6]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Alphaturnia Mathews, 1914]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [efc19947-3adc-4da1-beb6-a5cc8616a0be]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turnix Bonnaterre, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Turnix Bonnaterre, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020

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