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Woodhouse's Antpecker

Parmoptila woodhousei Cassin, J 1859

Woodhouse's antpecker is an unusual bird of uncertain affinities species of estrildid finch found in wetter land of Central Africa, its localized in the forest from 700- 1800m where it actively forages in tangled vines and creepers in the forest undergrowth. The male has a bright red fore crown, brown udder parts, the adult female is brown above with a Rufous-brown wash to the throat and scaled brown and white from the breast to the vent. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 190,000 km2. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Parmoptila
Scientific:
  Parmoptila woodhousei


Original description

Citation:
  Cassin, J 1859

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 11 p.40

Protonym:
  Parmoptila Woodhousei

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1652998


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  06C334198204C62B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-06C33419

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/06C33419


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561841

Geographic range:

  • Parmoptila woodhousei woodhousei: SE Nigeria to Cameroon, s Central African Rep. and cent. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Parmoptila woodhousei ansorgei: NW Angola
English:
Woodhouse's Antpecker
Catalan:
picaformigues pigallat
Czech:
rezohlávek mravenčí
Danish:
Myreastrild
German:
Woodhouse-Ameisenpicker
Spanish:
Estrilda Piquifina de Woodhouse
Spanish (Spain):
Estrilda Piquifina de Woodhouse
Finnish:
muurahaispeippo
French:
Parmoptile à gorge rousse
Croatian:
smeđa estrilda
Hungarian:
hangyászpinty
Italian:
Beccaformica di Woodhouse
Japanese (romaji):
mushikuikinpara
Japanese:
ムシクイキンパラ
Lithuanian:
Rudagurklė skruzdinė astrilda
Dutch:
Mierenpikker
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rustmaskeastrid
Norwegian:
Rustmaskeastrid
Polish:
mrówinka rudolica
Portuguese:
Pica-formiga-de-garganta-ruiva
Russian:
Рыжеголовый астрильд
Slovak:
astrilda mravčia
Serbian:
Mravojeda zeba
Swedish:
woodhousemyrpickare
Ukrainian:
Астрильд-мурахоїд рудощокий
Chinese:
啄花雀
Chinese (Traditional):
伍氏啄蟻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-headed Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Parmoptile à gorge rousse ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Parmoptile à gorge rousse ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Flowerpecker Weaver Finch ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Flowerpecker Weaver Finch ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Woodhouse's Antpecker ( Parmoptila woodhousei) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parmoptila woodhousei
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Parmoptila woodhousei [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Parmoptila [woodhousei or rubrifrons] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: picaformigues pigallat
Czech: Astrild mravencí, rezohlávek mravenčí
Danish: Myreastrild
German: Ameisenpicker, Woodhouse-Ameisenpicker
English: Antpecker, Ant-pecker, Flower-pecker Antpecker, Flowerpecker Weaver, Flower-pecker Weaver, Flowerpecker Weaver Finch, Flowerpecker Weaverfinch, Flower-pecker Weaver-Finch, Flowerpecker Weaver-Finch, Red-headed Antpecker, Red-headed Flowerpecker, Red-headed Flower-pecker, Red-headed Flowerpecker Weaverfinch, Red-headed Flower-pecker Weaverfinch, Woodhouse's Antpecker
English, HBW: Woodhouse's Antpecker
English (IOC): Woodhouse's Antpecker
English (United States): Woodhouse's Antpecker
Esperanto: Woodhouse-parmoptilo
Spanish: Estrilda Piquifina de Woodhouse, Pinzón Hormiguero Común
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Piquifina de Woodhouse
Spanish (HBW): Woodhouse's Antpecker
Estonian: sipelga-amadiin
Finnish: Muurahaispeippo
French: Astrild fourmilier, Astrild-fourmilier à gorge rousse, Parmoptile à gorge rousse, Parmoptile à tête rouge
Croatian: smeđa estrilda
Hungarian: hangyászpinty
Italian: Beccaformica di Woodhouse, Beccaformiche
Japanese (romaji): mushikuikimpara, mushikuikinpara
Japanese: ムシクィキッパラ, ムシクイキンパラ
Scientific: Parmoptila woodhousei, Parmoptila woodhousei woodhousei
Lithuanian: Rudagurklė skruzdinė astrilda
Dutch: Mierenpikker
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rustmaskeastrid
Norwegian: Myrveverfink, Rustmaskeastrid
Polish: mrówinka rudolica
Portuguese: Pica-formiga-de-garganta-ruiva
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-formigas-de-garganta-ruiva
Russian: Обыкновенный муравьиный астрильд, Рыжеголовый астрильд
Slovak: astrilda mravčia
Serbian: Mravojeda zeba
Swedish: woodhousemyrpickare, Woodhouses myrpickare
Swahili: Njiri Paji-jekundu
Turkish: Woodhouse karınca mumgagası
Ukrainian: Астрильд-мурахоїд рудощокий
Chinese: 啄花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 伍氏啄蟻雀

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