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Turnix  Bonnaterre, 1791
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176152

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyTurnicidae  – Buttonquails, Buttonquail  
                               GenusTurnix Bonnaterre, 1791  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Turnix castanotus (Gould, 1840) – Chestnut-backed Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix everetti Hartert, 1898 – Sumba Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix hottentottus Temminck, 1815 – Fynbos Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix maculosus (Temminck, 1815) – Red-backed Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix melanogaster (Gould, 1837) – Black-breasted Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix nanus (Sundevall, 1850) – Black-rumped Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix nigricollis (Gmelin, 1789) – Madagascan Buttonquail, 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 
                                  Species Turnix sylvaticus (Desfontaines, 1789) – Common Buttonquail, Kurrichane Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix tanki Blyth, 1843 – Yellow-legged Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix varius (Latham, 1802) – Painted Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix velox (Gould, 1841) – Little Buttonquail 
                                  Species Turnix worcesteri McGregor, 1904 – Worcester's Buttonquail 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Turnix    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Turnix   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Turnix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Turnix   

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