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Meleagris gallopavo
(turkey)

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Meleagris gallopavo (turkey)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Meleagris gallopavo
  • Preferred Common Name
  • turkey
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves
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Pictures

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Family group of Bronze turkey at Tierpark Warder in Germany.
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CaptionFamily group of Bronze turkey at Tierpark Warder in Germany.
Copyright©Lawrence Alderson
Family group of Bronze turkey at Tierpark Warder in Germany.
Family groupFamily group of Bronze turkey at Tierpark Warder in Germany. ©Lawrence Alderson

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Meleagris gallopavo

Preferred Common Name

  • turkey

International Common Names

  • English: common turkey; turkeys
  • Spanish: pavos
  • French: dindes

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Truthähne
  • Italy: tacchini
  • Portugal: perus

DADIS local name

  • American Mammoth Bronze
  • B.U.T. 5
  • Baby Pabito
  • Big 6
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Dindon de Ronquières
  • Dindon Rouge des Ardennes
  • Ecuadorian Turkey
  • Extremenian Black Turkey
  • Finish Bronze
  • Majorcan Turkey
  • Pavo
  • Pavo Real
  • Red Ardenne Turkey
  • Ronquières
  • Small Turkey
  • Triple 7
  • Zagorje Turkey

DADIS main name

  • American Mammoth
  • B.U.T.
  • Beltsville
  • Bourbon Red
  • British Blue
  • British White
  • Broad Breasted Bronz
  • Broad Breasted White
  • Bronzpulyka
  • Buff
  • Burkina Faso Turkey
  • Cambridge Bronze
  • Cornish Palm
  • Crolwitzer
  • Hidon
  • Holland
  • Hybrid
  • Indiot Mallorqui
  • Ingalukhuni
  • Kai Ngouang
  • Line 5
  • Line 6
  • Local Ghanaian Turkey
  • Local Turkey of Côte d'Ivoire
  • Local Turkey of Mandelia
  • Monn Barain
  • Moroccoan Beldi
  • Narragansett
  • Nebraskan Spotted
  • Nicholas
  • Noir De Sologne
  • Noir Du Bourbonnais
  • Norfolk Black
  • Pavo Negro Extremeño
  • Pavos
  • Philippine Native
  • Pronssikalkkuna
  • Rézpulyka
  • Ridley Bronze
  • Rode Ardenner kalkoen
  • Ronquieres
  • Ronquières kalkoen
  • Standard Bronze
  • Tay
  • Titri
  • Ugandean Turkey
  • Zagorski puran

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Galliformes
  •                         Family: Phasianidae
  •                             Genus: Meleagris
  •                                 Species: Meleagris gallopavo

List of Diseases and Disorders

Top of page Aedes caspius
Aedes detritus
Amblyomma americanum
Argas persicus
Argas sanchezi
arthropods associated with animal housing
Aspergillus fumigatus
avian adenoviruses infections
avian bordetellosis
avian chlamydiosis
avian encephalomyelitis
avian influenza
avian metapneumovirus
avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)
avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae)
avian paramyxovirus type 3, pmv-3
avian trichomoniasis
avipox
Avipoxvirus
Bacillus cereus, Bacillus licheniformis and other Bacillus infections
Boophilus annulatus
Borrelia anserina infections
bovine enterovirus infection
candidiasis in birds, moniliasis, thrush
Chlamydophila psittaci
cholecalciferol deficiency
chromium deficiency
Clostridium septicum bacteraemia
coccidiosis
Coleoptera (beetles)
cryptosporidiosis in livestock and poultry
Culex nigripalpus
Culex pipiens form molestus
Culex pipiens pipiens
Culex tarsalis
Culicoides actoni
Culicoides arboricola
Culicoides bolitinos
Culicoides boydi
Culicoides brevitarsis
Culicoides coarctatus
Culicoides cornutus
Culicoides edeni
Culicoides filariferus
Culicoides fulvus
Culicoides hinmani
Culicoides homotomus
Culicoides insignis
Culicoides knowltoni
Culicoides lahillei
Culicoides nanus
Culicoides nipponensis
Culicoides obsoletus
Culicoides oxystoma
Culicoides paraensis
Culicoides pulicaris
Culicoides puncticollis
Culicoides pusillus
Culicoides schultzei
Culicoides variipennis
Culicoides variipennis sonorensis
Culiseta annulata
Dermanyssus gallinae
duck hepatitis A virus
duck virus hepatitis
dyschondroplasia
eastern equine encephalitis virus
encephalomalacia
enlarged sternal bursa in chickens and turkeys
enteritis and mortality syndrome
enteritis necroticans
equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern)
equine encephalomyelitis (Western)
Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli infections
fowl cholera
fowl typhoid
fowlpox
fowlpox virus
Gallid herpesvirus 2
giardiasis
green liver
Haemophilus somnus infection
histomoniasis, histomonas meleagridis in birds, blackhead
Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum
Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum
infectious bursal disease virus
infectious laryngotracheitis
influenza A virus
leucocytozoonosis
listeriosis
Lucilia sericata
lymphoproliferative disease of turkeys
manganese deficiency
Mannheimia haemolytica
Mannheimia haemolytica infections
Marek's disease
Mycoplasma gallisepticum
Mycoplasma iowae infections
Mycoplasma meleagridis infections
Mycoplasma synoviae
Newcastle disease
Newcastle disease virus
Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale infection
osteomyelitis
paramyxoviruses group 2 in birds, pmv-2
Pasteurella multocida
Pasteurella multocida infections
Phlebotomus papatasi
poult enteritis and mortality syndrome, stunting syndrome, in turkeys
Proteus infections
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
reticuloendotheliosis
Riemerella anatipestifer infection
Salmonella enteritidis
Salmonella pullorum
Salmonella typhimurium
salmonellosis
Simulium aureum
Simulium jenningsi
Simulium ornatum
Simulium pictipes
Simulium sanctipauli
Simulium squamosum
Simulium vittatum
spiking mortality syndrome
Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus infections
Streptococcus and Enterococcus infections in poultry
streptococcus gallolyticus infection in birds
synovitis
tibial dyschondroplasia
Toxoplasma gondii
toxoplasmosis
Trueperella pyogenes infections
turkey coronavirus infections
turkey meningoencephalitis, flavivirus, in israel- exotic
turkey rhinotracheitis
turkey viral hepatitis
Uranotaenia unguiculata
viral arthritis
vitamin E deficiency
West Nile virus
Wohlfahrtia magnifica
yersiniosis