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Galliformes (Francolins, Junglefowl, Mound-builders, Pheasants, Turkeys, etc.)

 

Family: Cracidae (Cracids)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mitu mitu Linnaeus, 1766 Alagoas curassow, Northern mitu post-1976 Alagoas and Pernambuco, Brazil (north-eastern) Extinct in the Wild Access
Penelope albipennis Taczanowski, 1878 White-winged guan - Cajamarca & Piura departments, Peru (north-western) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Megapodiidae (Mound-builders)1

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aepypodius bruijnii Oustalet, 1880 Bruijn's brush turkey, Waigeo brush turkey - Waigeo Island, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Latagallina naracoortensis (van Tets, 1974) - Late Pleistocene? Australia Extinct Access
Megapodius alimentum Steadman, 1989 Consumed scrubfowl, Consumed megapode, Tonga megapode ? Lakeba and Mago, Lau Group, Fiji & Tonga Extinct Access
Megapodius cf. alimentum - - ? Lakeba & Naigani, Fiji Extinct Access
Megapodius amissus Worthy, 2000 Lost megapode, Viti Levu scrubfowl, Fijian megapode ? Viti Levu (& Kadavu?), Fiji Extinct Access
Megapodius andamanensis            
Megapodius andersoni Gray, 1862 Anderson's megapode ? New Caledonia Hypothetical Access
Megapodius burnabyi Gray, 1862 Burnaby's megapode, Ha'apai megapode pre-1862 Ha'apai Group, Tonga Invalid (nomen dubia) Access
Megapodius molistructor Balouet & Olson, 1989 Pile-builder megapode ? New Caledonia & Tonga Extinct Access
Megapodius cf. molistructor - Lifuka scrubfowl ? Lifuka, Tonga Extinct Access
Megapodius pritchardii ssp. nov. 'Niue' - Niue megapode ? Niue Extinct Access
Megapodius stairi Gray, 1862 Stair's megapode 1847 Samoan Islands Invalid (nomen dubia or synonym) Access
Megapodius sp. nov. ''Eua' - 'Eua megapode ? 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
Megapodius sp. nov. ‘Loyalty Islands’ - Loyalty megapode ? Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia Extinct Access
Megapodius sp. nov. ‘New Ireland’ - New Ireland scrubfowl Late Pleistocene New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
?Megapodius sp. nov. ‘Ofu’ - - ? Ofu, Samoa Extinct Access
Megapodius sp. nov. ‘Raoul Island’ - Raoul Island scrubfowl 1876 Raoul Island (=Sunday Island), Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Hypothetical Access
Mwalau walterlinii Worthy, Hawkins, Bedford & Spriggs, 2015 Lini's megapode Holocene Efate Island, Vanuatu Extinct Access

1 This list is probably incomplete.

 

Family: Numididae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Numida meleagris sabyi Hartert, 1919 Moroccan (helmet) guinea fowl, Numidian hen 1950's? Morocco (northwestern) Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Odontophoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Colinus suilium Brodkorb, 1959 - Late Pleistocene Florida, USA Extinct Access
Colinus virginianus insulanus Howe, 1904 Key West bobwhite 1888 Florida Keys, Americas Extinct or invalid Access
Neortyx peninsularis Holman, 1961 - Late Pleistocene Florida, USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Phasianidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Arborophila davidi Delacour, 1927 Orange-necked partridge - Cambodia & Viet Nam Rediscovered Access
Argusianus bipunctatus Wood, 1871 Double-banded argus pre-1872 Indonesia or Malaysia Invalid (synonym) Access
Coturnix alabrevis Rando et al., 2019 Porto Santo quail Holocene Porto Santo, Madeira, Portugal Extinct Access
Coturnix centensis Rando et al., 2019 Cape Verde quail Holocene Cape Verde Islands Extinct Access
Coturnix gomerae Jaume, McMinn & Alcover, 1993 Canary Islands quail, Canary quail ? Canary Islands, North Africa Extinct Access
Coturnix lignorum Rando et al., 2019 Madeiran quail Holocene Madeira Island, Madeira, Portugal Extinct Access
Coturnix novaezelandiae Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 New Zealand quail, Koreke (Maori name) 1875 New Zealand (North, South & Great Barrier Islands) Extinct Access
Dendragapus gilli milleri            
Francolinus francolinus billypayni Meinertzhagen, 1933 Turkish black francolin, Amik Gölü black francolin Late 1900's Amik Gölü, Turkey (southern) Invalid (synonym) Access
Francolinus francolinus ssp. nov. 'Sicily' - Sicilian black francolin pre-1847? Sicily, Italy Invalid (synonym) Access
Lophura edwardsi Oustalet, 1896 Edwards's pheasant - central Vietnam Rediscovered Access
Meleagris californica (Miller, 1909) California(n) turkey c. 8,000 BC USA Extinct Access
Meleagris crassipes Miller, 1940 Bigfoot turkey, Big-foot turkey ? Mexico Extinct Access
Ophrysia superciliosa Gray, 1846 Himalayan quail, Mountain quail, Himalayan mountain quail, Indian mountain quail, Eyebrowed quail, Eyebrowed rollulus (superseded), Slate-coloured partridge, Mountain pheasant-quail December 1876 Himalayas, northern India Extinct Access
Perdicula manipurensis Hume, 1880 Manipur bush quail - north-eastern India Rediscovered Access
Perdix palaeoperdix Mourer-Chauviré, 1975 - Late Pleistocene Bulgaria Extinct Access
Perdix perdix italica Hartert, 1917 Italian grey partridge 1980's Italy Extinct Access
Phasianus yanshansis Huang & Hou, 1984 - Late Pleistocene China Extinct Access
Pternistis atrifrons Conover, 1930 Black-fronted francolin, Ethiopian francolin - Ethiopia (southern) Rediscovered Access
Tympanuchus ceres (Shufeldt, 1913) - Late Pleistocene USA Extinct Access
Tympanuchus cupido cupido Linnaeus, 1758 Heath hen, Martha's Vineyard sage-hen 11 March 1932 Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania, USA Extinct Access
Tympanuchus phasianellus hueyi Dickerman & Hubbard, 1994 Huey’s sharp-tailed grouse, New Mexico sharp-tailed grouse 1952 or 1954 New Mexico (& Colorado?), USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: †Sylviornithidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Megavitiornis altirostris Worthy, 2000 Fiji giant megapode, Noble megapode Holocene? Viti Levu, Fiji Extinct Access
Sylviornis neocaledoniae Poplin, 1980 - Holocene Île des Pins (=Isle of Pines) and New Caledonia Extinct Access
Sylviornis cf. neocaledoniae - - Holocene? New Caledonia Extinct if distinct Access