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Fulica rufifrons

Fulica rufifrons

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: Avialae
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Cladus: Neoaves
Ordo: Gruiformes

Familia: Rallidae
Genus: Fulica
Species Fulica rufifrons

Fulica rufifrons Philippi & Landbeck, 1861

Philippi & Landbeck 1861. Anales de la Universidad de Chile 19 p.507
BirdLife International 2004. Fulica rufifrons. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Vernacular names
English: Red-fronted Coot
español: Focha frentirroja; gallareta escudete rojo
suomi: Lymynokikana
português do Brasil: Carqueja-de-escudo-vermelho
português: Carqueja-de-escudo-roxo

The red-fronted coot (Fulica rufifrons) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. At 36–43 cm (14–17 in), it is a mid-sized species of coot. It is found in Argentina, southern Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, southern Peru and Uruguay. There are also records from Bolivia and the Falkland Islands. Its natural habitat is swamps and well-vegetated lakes and ponds. Fossils of this species are known from the Laguna de Tagua Tagua formation of Chile.[2]

BirdLife International (2016). "Fulica rufifrons". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22692940A93375222.

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