Tympanuchus cupido attwateri

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Taxonavigation: Galliformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Galliformes

Familia: Phasianidae
Subfamilia: Tetraoninae
Genus: Tympanuchus
Species: Tympanuchus cupido
Subspecies: Tympanuchus cupido attwateri


Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Bendire, 1893


  • Tympanuchus americanus attwateri


  • Bendire, C.E. 1894: Tympanuchus americanus attwateri Bendire. Attwater's or southern prairie hen. Auk, 11 :130–132.
  • Morrow, M.E., R.S. Adamcik, J.D. Friday & L.B. McKinney. 1996: Factors affecting Attwater's prairie-chicken decline on the Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 24: 593–601.
  • Lehmann, V.W. & R.G. Mauermann. 1963: Status of Attwater's prairie chicken. Journal of Wildlife Management, 27: 713–725.
  • Lehmann, V.W. 1968: The Attwater prairie chicken, current status and restoration opportunities. Transactions of the North American Wildlife Conference, 33: 398–407.
  • Michael E. Morrow, Terry A. Rossignol & Nova J. Silvy 2004: Federal listing of prairie grouse: lessons from the Attwater's prairie-chicken. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 32(1):112-118. 2004 doi: doi: 10.2193/0091-7648(2004)32[112:FLOPGL]2.0.CO;2
  • Peter H. Adler, Donna Roach, Will K. Reeves, Joseph P. Flanagan, Michael E. Morrow & John E. Toepfer. 2007: Attacks on the endangered Attwater's Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) by black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) infected with an avian blood parasite. Journal of Vector Ecology, 32: 2, 309-312 doi: 10.3376/1081-1710(2007)32[309:AOTEAP]2.0.CO;2

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Attwater's Prairie-chicken
español: Gallito de pradera
français: Poule de prairie d'Attwater, Tétras cupidon d'Attwater