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Amaurornis

Index Amaurornis

Amaurornis is a genus of birds in the family Rallidae. [1]

27 relations: Bird, Black crake, Black-tailed crake, Brown crake, Cladistics, Isabelline bush-hen, Ludwig Reichenbach, Monophyly, Monotypic taxon, Moorhen, Morphology (biology), New Guinea flightless rail, Nkulengu rail, Pale-vented bush-hen, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Plain bush-hen, Porzana, Rail (bird), Sakalava rail, Striped crake, Subfamily, Talaud bush-hen, Tribe (biology), Type species, Watercock, White-breasted waterhen, White-browed crake.

Bird

Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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Black crake

The black crake (Amaurornis flavirostra) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.

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Black-tailed crake

The black-tailed crake (Amaurornis bicolor) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Brown crake

The brown crake (Amaurornis akool), or brown bush-hen, is a waterbird in the rail and crake family (Rallidae) found in South Asia.

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Cladistics

Cladistics (from Greek κλάδος, cládos, i.e., "branch") is an approach to biological classification in which organisms are categorized in groups ("clades") based on the most recent common ancestor.

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Isabelline bush-hen

The isabelline bush-hen (Amaurornis isabellina) also known as Sulawesi waterhen or isabelline waterhen is a large, up to 40 cm long, rufous and brown rail.

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Ludwig Reichenbach

Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (January 8, 1793 – March 17, 1879) was a German botanist and ornithologist.

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Monophyly

In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor.

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Monotypic taxon

In biology, a monotypic taxon is a taxonomic group (taxon) that contains only one immediately subordinate taxon.

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Moorhen

Moorhens — sometimes called marsh hens — are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family (Rallidae).

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Morphology (biology)

Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.

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New Guinea flightless rail

The New Guinea flightless rail (Megacrex inepta), also known as the Papuan flightless rail, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae, in the monotypic genus Megacrex.

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Nkulengu rail

The Nkulengu rail (Himantornis haematopus) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Pale-vented bush-hen

The pale-vented bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana), also known as the rufous-tailed bush-hen or rufous-tailed waterhen, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Royal Society.

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Plain bush-hen

The plain bush-hen (Amaurornis olivacea) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Porzana

Porzana is a genus of birds in the crake and rail family, (Rallidae).

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Rail (bird)

The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized ground-living birds.

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Sakalava rail

The Sakalava rail (Amaurornis olivieri) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Striped crake

The striped crake (Aenigmatolimnas marginalis) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Subfamily

In biological classification, a subfamily (Latin: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank, next below family but more inclusive than genus.

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Talaud bush-hen

The Talaud bush-hen (Amaurornis magnirostris) is an vulnerable waterbird in the rail and crake family.

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Tribe (biology)

In biology, a tribe is a taxonomic rank above genus, but below family and subfamily.

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Type species

In zoological nomenclature, a type species (species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen(s).

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Watercock

The watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.

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White-breasted waterhen

The white-breasted waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) is a waterbird of the rail and crake family, Rallidae, that is widely distributed across Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.

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White-browed crake

The white-browed crake (Amaurornis cinerea) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaurornis

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