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Wetar Figbird

Sphecotheres hypoleucus Finsch, FHO 1898

The Wetar figbird is a species of bird in the family Oriolidae. It is endemic to forest, woodland and scrub on the Indonesian island of Wetar. The Wetar figbird remains poorly known, and although threatened by habitat loss, recent population estimates are greater than originally estimated, resulting in it being now listed as Least Concern by BirdLife International and the IUCN. The Wetar figbird resembles the better known Australasian figbird, but is much smaller and the male has entirely white underparts. Formerly, it has been considered a subspecies of the green figbird, but they are now classified as two separate species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Oriolidae
Genus:
   Sphecotheres
Scientific:
  Sphecotheres hypoleucus


Original description

Citation:
  Finsch, FHO 1898

Reference:
   Notes Leyden Mus. 20 p.129

Protonym:
  Sphecotheres hypoleucus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9633662


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  191C56A7E535D02D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-191C56A7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/191C56A7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563056

Geographic range:

  • Sphecotheres hypoleucus: Lowlands of Wetar I. (e Lesser Sundas)
English:
Wetar Figbird
Catalan:
figuer de l'illa Wetar
Czech:
žluva wetarská
Danish:
Wetarfigenfugl
German:
Wetarpirol
Spanish:
Oropéndola de Wetar
Spanish (Spain):
Oropéndola de Wetar
Finnish:
wetarinviikunansyöjä
French:
Sphécothère de Wetar
Croatian:
bjelotrba vuga
Hungarian:
szundai fügemálinkó
Italian:
Mangiafico di Wetar
Japanese (romaji):
wetarumeganekouraiuguisu
Japanese:
ウェタルメガネコウライウグイス
Lithuanian:
Vetarinė figinė volungė
Dutch:
Wetarvijgvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Wetarfikenfugl
Norwegian:
Wetarfikenfugl
Polish:
figojad białobrzuchy
Portuguese:
papa-figos-verde-de-wetar
Russian:
Ветарская инжирница
Slovak:
figárka monzúnová
Serbian:
Smokvarica sa ostrva Vetar
Swedish:
wetarfikonfågel
Ukrainian:
Телюга ветарська
Chinese:
白腹裸眼鹂
Chinese (Traditional):
白腹裸眼鸝


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sphécothère de Wetar ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sphécothère de Wetar ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [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:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 3]
eBird version 2022:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sphecotheres viridis hypoleucus
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 2.6:
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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 2.10:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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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 8.2:
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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 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Sphecotheres hypoleucus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sphecotheres hypoleucus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sphecotheres hypoleucus [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Wetar Figbird ( Sphecotheres hypoleucus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sphecotheres hypoleucus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sphecotheres hypoleucus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sphecotheres [viridis, vieilloti, flaviventris or hypoleucus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: figuer de l'illa Wetar
Czech: žluva wetarská
Danish: Wetarfigenfugl
German: Wetarfeigenpirol, Wetarpirol
English: Wetar Figbird
English, HBW: Wetar Figbird
English (IOC): Wetar Figbird
English (United States): Wetar Figbird
Spanish: Oropéndola de la Wetar, Oropéndola de Wetar, Papafigos de la Wetar
Spanish (Spain): Oropéndola de la Wetar, Oropéndola de Wetar
Spanish (HBW): Wetar Figbird
Estonian: wetari viigipeoleo
Finnish: wetarinviikunansyöjä
French: Sphécothère de Wetar
Croatian: bjelotrba vuga
Hungarian: szundai fügemálinkó
Indonesian: Burungara Wetar, Burung-ara wetar
Italian: Mangiafico di Wetar
Japanese (romaji): meganekouraiuguisu, wetarumeganekouraiuguisu
Japanese: ウェタルメガネコウライウグイス, メガネコウライウグイス
Kazakh: Ветар інжір мысықторғайы
Kirghiz: Ветар анжыр барпысы
Scientific: Sphecotheres hypoleucus, Sphecotheres viridis hypoleucus
Lithuanian: Vetarinė figinė volungė
Dutch: Wetarvijgvogel, Wetar-vijgvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Wetarfikenfugl
Norwegian: Wetarfikenfugl
Polish: figojad bialobrzuchy, figojad białobrzuchy
Portuguese: papa-figos-verde-de-wetar
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-figos-de-wetar
Russian: Ветарская инжирница, Ветарская фиговая иволга
Slovak: figárka monzúnová, vlha monzúnová
Serbian: Smokvarica sa ostrva Vetar
Swedish: wetarfikonfågel, Wetargröngylling
Turkish: Wetar inciryiyeni, Wetar İnciryiyeni
Ukrainian: Телюга ветарська
Chinese: 白腹裸眼鹂
Chinese (Traditional): 白腹裸眼鸝

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