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Obscure Honeyeater
Caligavis obscura (De Vis, 1897)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Caligavis

Scientific:
  Caligavis obscura

Citation:
  (De Vis, 1897)

Reference:
  Ibis p.383

Protonym:
  Ptilotis obscura

Avibase ID:
  0A127E989920DB88

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0A127E98

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560798

Geographic range:

  • Caligavis obscura obscura: New Guinea (Weyland, Snow and Sepik Mts.)
  • Caligavis obscura viridifrons: NE New Guinea (Mts. of Vogelkop Peninsula)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Obscure Honeyeater
Czech:
  medosavka žlutavohrdlá
German:
  Laubhonigfresser
Danish:
  Sørgehonningæder
Spanish:
  Mielero Oscuro
Finnish:
  lymylaulumesikko
French:
  Méliphage obscur
Italian:
  Succiamiele oscuro
Japanese:
  papuamimijiromitsusui
Japanese:
  パプアミミジロミツスイ
Dutch:
  Loverhoningeter
Norwegian:
  Tveflekkhonningeter
Polish:
  miodojad pstroglowy
Russian:
  Тёмный медосос
Slovak:
  medárik škvrnolíci
Swedish:
  lövhonungsfågel
Chinese:
  暗吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Méliphage obscur ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Méliphage obscur ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Meliphaga obscura) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Meliphaga obscura) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Meliphaga obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Meliphaga obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Caligavis obscura) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Meliphaga obscura) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Meliphaga obscura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Meliphaga obscura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Meliphaga obscura [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Obscure Honeyeater ( Lichenostomus obscurus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lichenostomus obscurus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lichenostomus obscurus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: menjamel orellut
Czech: Medosavka tmavá, medosavka žlutavohrdlá
Danish: Sørgehonningæder
German: Laubhonigfresser, Laub-Honigfresser
English: Lemon-cheeked Honeyeater, Obscure Honeyeater
Spanish: Melífago Oscuro, Mielero Oscuro
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Oscuro
Finnish: Lymylaulumesikko
French: Méliphage à dos obscur, Méliphage obscur
Hungarian: lomblakó mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu, Isapmadu Daun, Isap-madu daun
Italian: Mangiamiele guancelimone, Succiamiele oscuro
Japanese: papuamimijiromitsusui
Japanese: パプアミミジロミツスイ
Latin: Caligavis obscura, Lichenostomus obscura, Lichenostomus obscurus, Lichenostomus obscurus obscurus, Meliphaga obscura, Ptilotis obscura
Lithuanian: Dulsvasis medčiulpys
Dutch: Loverhoningeter
Norwegian: Tveflekkhonningeter
Polish: maskowik pstrogłowy, miodojad pstroglowy, miodojad pstrogłowy
Russian: Тёмный медосос
Slovak: medárik škvrnolíci
Swedish: Lövhonungsfågel
Chinese: 暗吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 暗色吸蜜鳥

 

         

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