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Gallinula chloropus orientalisHorsfield, 1821

Common moorhen (orientalis)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Macassar
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Gallinula orientalis. Horsf. chloropus ♂. Macassar. 69.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Macassar.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Gallinula chloropus orientalis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring