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Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei]

Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei] (= Leptocoma sperata sperata) (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The purple-throated sunbird, is a species of bird in the family Nectariniidae. Its natural habitats are lowland tropical forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest of Maratua and the Philippines. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
   Leptocoma
Scientific:
  Leptocoma sperata sperata


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Certhia sperata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946382


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  10D43C0F2FFBA979

Avibase ID:
  avibase-10D43C0F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/10D43C0F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 921710

Geographic range:

  • Leptocoma sperata sperata: Philippines (central and southern Luzon, Polillo, and Catanduanes; intergrades with henkei in central Luzon)
  • Leptocoma sperata trochilus: southern Philippines (Mindoro east to Samar, south to Palawan and eastern Mindanao)
  • Leptocoma sperata henkei: Philippines (northern Luzon and adjacent islets)
English:
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei]
German:
Purpurkehl-Nektarvogel [sperata-Gruppe]
Spanish:
Suimanga Gorjipúrpura (grupo sperata)
Spanish (Spain):
Suimanga gorjipúrpura (grupo sperata)
French:
Souimanga à gorge améthyste [sperata, trochilus ou henkei]
Japanese (romaji):
muneakataiyouchou (sperata guru-pu)
Japanese:
ムネアカタイヨウチョウ(sperata グループ)
Norwegian:
purpurstrupesolfugl (sperata gr.)
Polish:
nektarnik zmienny [gr. sperata]
Russian:
Пурпурногорлая нектраница [группа sperata]
Slovak:
nektárovka hájová (skup.)
Swedish:
purpurstrupig solfågel [gruppen sperata]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei] ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei] ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei] ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei] ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei] ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated) ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated) ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated) ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated) ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated) ( Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group]) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Purple-throated Sunbird ( Leptocoma sperata) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Leptocoma sperata

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


German: Purpurkehl-Nektarvogel, Purpurkehl-Nektarvogel [sperata-Gruppe]
English: Purple-throated Sunbird, Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated), Purple-throated Sunbird [sperata, trochilus or henkei]
English (Bangladesh): Philippine Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated)
English, HBW: Purple-throated Sunbird
English (IOC): Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated)
English (United States): Purple-throated Sunbird (Purple-throated)
Spanish: Suimanga gorjipúrpura, Suimanga Gorjipúrpura (grupo sperata)
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga gorjipúrpura (grupo sperata)
French: Souimanga à gorge améthyste, Souimanga à gorge améthyste [sperata, trochilus ou henkei], Souimanga à gorge améthyste [sperata], Souimanga de Hasselt (sperata), Souimanga de Hasselt [sperata, trochilus ou henkei]
Japanese (romaji): muneakataiyouchou (sperata guru-pu)
Japanese: ムネアカタイヨウチョウ (sperata グループ), ムネアカタイヨウチョウ(sperata グループ)
Scientific: Certhia sperata, Leptocoma sperata, Leptocoma sperata [sperata Group], Leptocoma sperata [sperata, trochilus or henkei], Leptocoma sperata sperata
Norwegian: purpurstrupesolfugl (sperata gr.)
Polish: nektarnik zmienny [gr. sperata]
Portuguese (Portugal): beija-flor-de-garganta-púrpura [grupo sperata]
Russian: Пурпурногорлая нектраница [группа sperata]
Slovak: nektárovka hájová (skup.)
Swedish: purpurstrupig solfågel [gruppen sperata]
Turkish: Mor gerdanlı nektarkuşu [sperata grubu]

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