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Stephens Island Wren

Traversia lyalli Rothschild, 1894

Lyall's wren or the Stephens Island wren was a small flightless passerine belonging to the family Acanthisittidae, the New Zealand wrens. It was once found throughout New Zealand, but when it came to the attention of scientists in 1894, its last refuge was Stephens Island in Cook Strait. Often claimed to be a species driven extinct by a single creature, the wren in fact fell victim to the island's numerous feral cats. The wren was described almost simultaneously by both Walter Rothschild and Walter Buller. It became extinct shortly after. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Acanthisittidae
Genus:
   Traversia
Scientific:
  Traversia lyalli


Original description

Citation:
  Rothschild, 1894

Reference:
  Bull.Br.Orn.Club p.10

Protonym:
  Traversia lyalli

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/236/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  174E5BDB3051BA09

Avibase ID:
  avibase-174E5BDB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/174E5BDB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563710


EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Traversia lyalli: Formerly Stephens I. (New Zealand). Extinct; last reported 1894
English:
Stephens Island Wren
Czech:
pokřovník ostrovní
Danish:
Stephens Klippesmutte
German:
Stephenstummelschwanz
Spanish:
Acantisita de Stephen
Spanish (Spain):
Acantisita de Stephen
Finnish:
isovilistäjä
French:
Xénique de Stephens
Croatian:
smeđi palčac
Hungarian:
stephens-szigeti álfakusz
Icelandic:
Eyjaprílari
Italian:
Scricciolo di Stephens Island
Japanese (romaji):
suchi-fun'iwasazai
Japanese:
スチーフンイワサザイ
Lithuanian:
Stefano salos karetaitė
Dutch:
Stephens-Islandwinterkoning
Norwegian:
Stephenklatresmett
Polish:
łazik południowy
Portuguese:
Carriça-da-ilha-stephen
Russian:
Траверзия
Slovak:
striežik nelietavý
Serbian:
Carić sa Stivensovog ostrva
Swedish:
Lyalls klippsmyg
Ukrainian:
Гонець південний
Chinese:
斯蒂芬岛异鹩
Chinese (Traditional):
史帝芬島異鷯1894滅絕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Xénique de Stephens ( Xenicus lyalli)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Xénique de Stephen ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements, version 2021:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Clements 3rd edition:
Stephen Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 4th edition:
Stephen Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements, version 2015:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements, version 2016:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements, version 2017:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Clements, version 2018:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyall)
Clements, version 2019:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
eBird version 1.50:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 1.52:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 1.53:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 1.54:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 1.55:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 2015:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 2016:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 2017:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
eBird version 2018:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyall)
eBird version 2019:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
eBird version 2021:
Stephens Island Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lyall's Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lyall's Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Stephens Island Rockwren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Stephen Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Xenicus lyalli
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Xenicus lyalli
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Xenicus lyalli
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Stephens Island Wren ( Xenicus lyalli)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Lyall's Wren ( Traversia lyalli)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Xenicus lyalli
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Xenicus lyalli

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Czech: pokřovník ostrovní
Danish: Stephens Klippesmutte
German: Stephen Inselschlüper, Stephenschlüpfer, Stephenstummelschwanz
English: Lyall's Rockwren, Lyall's Wren, Stephen Island Wren, Stephens Is. Bush Wren, Stephens Island Rockwren, Stephens Island Wren, Stephens Wren, Steven Island Wren, Stevens Island Wren
English, HBW: Stephens Island Rockwren
English (IOC): Lyall's Wren
English (United States): Stephens Island Wren
Spanish: Acantisita de la Stephens, Acantisita de Stephen
Spanish (Spain): Acantisita de Stephen
Spanish (HBW): Stephens Island Wren
Estonian: kivi-nürisaba
Finnish: isovilistäjä, Stephensaarenvilistäjä
French: Xénique de Stephen, Xénique de Stephens
Croatian: smeđi palčac
Hungarian: stephens-szigeti álfakusz
Icelandic: Eyjaprílari
Italian: Scricciolo di Stephens Island
Japanese (romaji): suchiafuniwasazai, suchi-buniwasazai, suchi-bun'iwasazai, suchi-fun'iwasazai
Japanese: スチアフンイワサザイ, スチーフンイワサザイ, スチーブンイワサザイ
Scientific: Traversia lyall, Traversia lyalli, Xenicus insularis, Xenicus lyalli
Lithuanian: Stefano salos karetaitė
Dutch: Stephen Eiland-rotswinterkoning, Stephen-Islandrotswinterkoning, Stephens-Islandwinterkoning
Norwegian: Stephenklatresmett
Polish: lazik poludniowy, łazik południowy
Portuguese: Carriça-da-ilha-stephen
Portuguese (Portugal): carriça-neozelandesa-de-stephens
Russian: Новозеландский крапивник, Новозеландский крапивник острова Стивенс, Траверзия
Slovak: striežik nelietavý
Serbian: Carić sa Stivensovog ostrva
Swedish: Lyalls klippsmyg
Turkish: Stefen Adası zeniği
Ukrainian: Гонець південний
Chinese: 斯蒂芬岛异鹩
Chinese (Traditional): 史帝芬島異鷯, 史帝芬島異鷯1894滅絕

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