Black Crake / Zapornia flavirostra

Black Crake / Zapornia flavirostra

Black Crake

SCI Name:  Zapornia flavirostra
Protonym:  Gallinula flavirostra BirdsW.Afr. 2 p.244 pl.28
Category:  Gruiformes / Rallidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blacra1
Type Locality:  Senegal.
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Publish Year:  1837
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ZAPORNIA
(Rallidae; Ϯ Little Crake Z. parva) Anagram of genus Porzana Vieillot, 1816, crake; "ZAPORNIA. CRAKER.  ...  RALLUS. Gmel., Lath.  GALLINULA. Beck., Temm.  ZAPORNIA. Leach.  OF this genus, which was separated by Dr Leach from the Crakes, there is but one species known.  ...  LITTLE CRAKER. (Zapornia pusilla.)  ...  Zapornia minuta. Leach, Cat. Brit. Mus. p. 34" (Stephens 1824).
Var. Zaporina, Lapornia.
Synon. Aphanolimnas, Kittlitzia, Limnobaenus, Limnocorax, Nesophylax, Palugalla, Pennula, Phalaridion, Porzanoidea, Porzanula, Rallites, Schoenocrex.

flavirostra
L. flavus  golden-yellow, yellow; rostrum  beak.