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Moluccan Pitta

Erythropitta rufiventris (Heine, F 1860)

The North Moluccan pitta is a species of the pitta. It was considered a subspecies of the red-bellied pitta. It is endemic to Indonesia where it occurs on the northern Moluccas. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Erythropitta
Scientific:
  Erythropitta rufiventris


Original description

Citation:
  (Heine, F 1860)

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 7(1859) no.42 p.406

Protonym:
  Coloburis rufiventris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14327562


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1C1F493165E10657

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1C1F4931

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1C1F4931


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 711695

Geographic range:

  • Erythropitta rufiventris [rufiventris or obiensis]: Morotai, Halmahera, Kasiruta, Bacan, Moti, Damar and Obi islands
  • Erythropitta rufiventris cyanonota: Ternate I. (North Moluccas)
  • Erythropitta rufiventris bernsteini: Gebe I. (east of Halmahera)
English:
Moluccan Pitta
Danish:
Moluk-pitta
German:
Nordmolukken-Blaubrustpitta
Spanish:
Pita moluqueña septentrional
Spanish (Spain):
Pita moluqueña septentrional
French:
Brève des Moluques
Croatian:
molučka pita
Japanese (romaji):
morukkayairochou
Japanese:
モルッカヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
Noord-Molukse Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Nordmolukkpitta
Norwegian:
nordmolukkpitta
Polish:
kurtaczek molucki
Portuguese:
pita-das-molucas-setentrionais
Russian:
Хальмахерская питта
Slovak:
pita hrdzavobruchá
Serbian:
Severnomolučka pita
Swedish:
sultanjuveltrast
Ukrainian:
піта північномолуцька
Chinese:
北摩鹿加八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
北摩鹿加八色鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Moluccan Pitta ( Pitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Moluccan Pitta ( Pitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Moluccan Pitta ( Pitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Moluccan Pitta ( Pitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Moluccan Pitta ( Pitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 6]
Clements, version 2021:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
North Moluccan Pitta ( Erythropitta rufiventris) [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Erythropitta erythrogaster [sensu lato] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Danish: Moluk-pitta
German: Nordmolukken-Blaubrustpitta
English: Moluccan Pitta, North Moluccan Pitta
English, HBW: North Moluccan Pitta
English (IOC): North Moluccan Pitta
English (United States): North Moluccan Pitta
Spanish: Pita moluqueña septentrional
Spanish (Spain): Pita moluqueña septentrional
Spanish (HBW): Moluccan Pitta
French: Brève à ventre rouge (rufiventris), Brève des Moluques
Croatian: molučka pita
Indonesian: Paok Maluku Utara
Japanese (romaji): morukkayairochou
Japanese: モルッカヤイロチョウ
Scientific: Coloburis rufiventris, Erythropitta rufiventris, Pitta erythrogaster rufiventris, Pitta rufiventris, Pitta rufiventris rufiventris
Dutch: Erythropitta rufiventris, Noord-Molukse Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Nordmolukkpitta
Norwegian: nordmolukkpitta
Polish: kurtaczek molucki
Portuguese: pita-das-molucas-setentrionais
Portuguese (Portugal): pita-molucana-do-norte
Russian: Хальмахерская питта
Slovak: pita hrdzavobruchá
Serbian: Severnomolučka pita
Swedish: kryddjuveltrast, sultanjuveltrast
Turkish: Kuzey Maluku pittası
Ukrainian: піта північномолуцька
Chinese: 北摩鹿加八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 北摩鹿加八色鳥

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