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Southern Masked-Weaver [velatus or nigrifrons]

Ploceus velatus [velatus or nigrifrons] (= Ploceus velatus velatus) Vieillot, 1819

The southern masked weaver, or African masked weaver, is a resident breeding bird species common throughout southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Ploceus
Scientific:
  Ploceus velatus velatus


Original description

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. p.132

Protonym:
  Ploceus velatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19478811


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  207BB2EF09E60EF3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-207BB2EF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/207BB2EF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 919853

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus velatus velatus (velatus): Western Cape, Northern Cape and Free State
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (tahatali): Zimbabwe, se Botswana, sw Mozambique, e Swaziland, ne Natal
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (shelleyi): Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (caurinus): S Angola, Namibia, Botswana and n Cape Province
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (finschi): Coastal Angola
  • Ploceus velatus nigrifrons: E Cape, n and w Natal and w Swaziland
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English:
Southern Masked-Weaver [velatus or nigrifrons]
French:
Tisserin à tête rousse [velatus ou nigrifrons]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Masked-Weaver [velatus or nigrifrons] ( Ploceus velatus [velatus or nigrifrons])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Southern Masked-Weaver [velatus or nigrifrons] ( Ploceus velatus [velatus or nigrifrons])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus velatus [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus velatus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ploceus velatus

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Other synonyms


English: African Masked Weaver, Southern Masked Weaver, Southern Masked-Weaver [velatus or nigrifrons]
Esperanto: Vuala ploceo
Finnish: mustaposkikutoja
French: Tisserin à tête rousse (velatus), Tisserin à tête rousse [velatus or nigrifrons], Tisserin à tête rousse [velatus ou nigrifrons]
Scientific: Ploceus velatus, Ploceus velatus [velatus or nigrifrons], Ploceus velatus velatus

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