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Regent Honeyeater

Anthochaera phrygia (Shaw, 1794)

The regent honeyeater is a critically endangered bird endemic to southeastern Australia. It is commonly considered a flagship species within its range, with the efforts going into its conservation having positive effects on many other species that share its habitat. Recent genetic research suggests it is closely related to the wattlebirds. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Anthochaera
Scientific:
  Anthochaera phrygia


Original description

Citation:
  (Shaw, 1794)

Reference:
  Zool.NewHolland p.13 pl.4

Protonym:
  Merops phrygius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40653656


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1C525B4A4806AEB6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1C525B4A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1C525B4A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563701


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Anthochaera phrygia: SE Queensland to s and central Victoria; se South Australia
English:
Regent Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel regent
Czech:
medosavka žlutočerná
Danish:
Kongehonningæder
German:
Warzenhonigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Regente
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero Regente
Finnish:
kirjomesikko
French:
Méliphage régent
Croatian:
gololici medojed
Hungarian:
kockás mézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele del reggente
Japanese (romaji):
kigaomitsusui
Japanese:
キガオミツスイ
Lithuanian:
gelsvasis žvynuotasis medsiurbys
Dutch:
Geschubde Lelhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Regenthonningetar
Norwegian:
Regenthonningeter
Polish:
koralicowiec królewski
Portuguese:
Melífago-regente
Russian:
Желтокрылый серёжкоух
Slovak:
medárik kováčsky
Serbian:
Kraljevski resasti medojed
Swedish:
regenthonungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медолюб-регент
Chinese:
王吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
王吸蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage régent ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage régent ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 1st edition:
Regent Honeyeater ( Zanthomyza phrygia)
Clements, version 2021:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Clements 3rd edition:
Regent Honeyeater ( Zanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 4th edition:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
eBird version 1.50:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
eBird version 1.52:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
eBird version 1.53:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
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:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
eBird version 2019:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
eBird version 2021:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
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:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
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 2.5:
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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 2.9:
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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 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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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 10.2:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Xanthomyza phrygia
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Xanthomyza phrygia
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Xanthomyza phrygia
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Regent Honeyeater ( Xanthomyza phrygia)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Regent Honeyeater ( Anthochaera phrygia)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Xanthomyza phrygia
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthochaera phrygia

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel regent
Czech: Kvetosavka australská, medosavka žlutočerná
Danish: Kongehonningæder
German: Warzenhonigfresser, Warzen-Honigfresser
English: Embroidered Honeyeater, Regent Honeyeater, Warty-faced Honeyeater
English, HBW: Regent Honeyeater
English (IOC): Regent Honeyeater
English (United States): Regent Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Regente, Pájaro Azúcar Real
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Regente
Spanish (HBW): Regent Honeyeater
Finnish: Kirjomesikko
French: Méliphage décoré, Méliphage régent
Croatian: gololici medojed
Hungarian: kockás mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele tacchino, Succiamiele del reggente
Japanese (romaji): kigaomitsusui
Japanese: キガオミツスイ
Scientific: Anthochaera phrygia, Meliphaga phrygia tregellasi, Merops phrygius, Xanthomyza phrygia, Zanthomiza phrygia, Zanthomyza phrygia
Lithuanian: gelsvasis žvynuotasis medsiurbys
Dutch: Geschubde Honingeter, Geschubde Lelhoningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Regenthonningetar
Norwegian: Regenthonningeter
Polish: koralicowiec królewski, miodal
Portuguese: Melífago-regente
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-governador
Russian: Бородавчатый медосос, Желтокрылый серёжкоух
Slovak: medárik kováčsky
Serbian: Kraljevski resasti medojed
Swedish: regenthonungsfågel, Rödkindad honungsfågel
Turkish: Alaca benekli balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медолюб-регент
Chinese: 王吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 王吸蜜鳥

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