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Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Polioptila melanura Lawrence, 1856
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Polioptilidae
Genus:
  Polioptila

Scientific:
  Polioptila melanura

Citation:
  Lawrence, 1856

Reference:
  Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. 6 p.168

Protonym:
  Polioptila melanura

Avibase ID:
  C05CE29C46975B13

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179857

Geographic range:

  • Polioptila melanura melanura: W Nevada to Texas and e Mexico (Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí)
  • Polioptila melanura lucida: Arid sw US to ne Baja California and nw Mexico (Durango)
  • Polioptila melanura curtata: Isla Tiburón (Sea of Cortés)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Czech:
  leskot pokřovní
German:
  Schwarzschwanz-Mückenfänger
Danish:
  Bajasnerresmutte
Spanish:
  Perlita Colinegra
Finnish:
  aavikkosääskikerttu
French:
  Gobemoucheron à queue noire
Icelandic:
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Italian:
  Pigliamoschini codanera
Japanese:
  ogurobuyumushikui
Japanese:
  オグロブユムシクイ
Dutch:
  Zwartstaart-muggenvanger
Norwegian:
  Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish:
  siwuszka czarnosterna
Portuguese:
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Russian:
  Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak:
  sivuška čiernochvostá
Swedish:
  ökenmyggsnappare
Chinese:
  黑尾蚋莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher [excl. pontilis] ( Polioptila melanura [excl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher [excl. pontilis] ( Polioptila melanura [excl. pontilis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher [excl. pontilis] ( Polioptila melanura [excl. pontilis])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Black-tailed Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila melanura) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Polioptila [melanura or californica] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: agafamosquits cuanegre
Czech: leskot pokřovní
Danish: Bajasnerresmutte
German: Schwarzschwanz-Mückenfänger
English: Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher [excl. pontilis]
Spanish: Perlita Colinegra
Spanish (Spain): Perlita Colinegra
Spanish (Mexico): Perlita del desierto
Finnish: aavikkosääskikerttu
French: Gobemoucheron à queue noire, Gobemoucheron à queue noire [excl. pontilis]
Hungarian: feketefarkú szúnyogkapó
Italian: Pigliamoschini codanera
Japanese: ogurobuyumushikui
Japanese: オグロブユムシクイ
Latin: Polioptila melanura, Polioptila melanura [excl. pontilis]
Lithuanian: Juodauodegis mašalinukas
Dutch: Zwartstaart-muggenvanger
Norwegian: Kaliforniamyggsmett
Polish: siwuszka czarnosterna
Russian: Калифорнийская комароловка
Slovak: sivuška čiernochvostá
Serbian: Crnorepa komarica
Swedish: ökenmyggsnappare
Chinese: 黑尾蚋莺
Chinese (Traditional): 黑尾蚋鶯

 

         

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