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Hirundapus [caudacutus, cochinchinensis, giganteus or celebensis] (= Hirundapus caudacutus) (Latham, J 1802)

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  Hirundapus caudacutus

Original description

  (Latham, J 1802)

   Suppl. Indicis Orn.

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  Hirundo caudacuta


Avibase identifiers

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Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178021

Geographic range:

  • Hirundapus caudacutus caudacutus: Siberia to Japan and Kuril Islands.; winters to Australia
  • Hirundapus caudacutus nudipes: Himalayas to sw China; winters to India and Myanmar
  • Hirundapus cochinchinensis cochinchinensis: E Himalayas to SE Asia; winters to Sumatra and Java
  • Hirundapus cochinchinensis formosanus: Taiwan
  • Hirundapus cochinchinensis rupchandi: Central Nepal; winters to Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Java
  • Hirundapus giganteus giganteus: Malay Peninsula, Greater Sundas and Palawan
  • Hirundapus giganteus indicus: SW India and Sri Lanka; Bangladesh to SE Asia, Andaman Is.
  • Hirundapus celebensis: N Sulawesi and Philippines (absent from Palawan)
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Hirundapus [caudacutus, cochinchinensis, giganteus or celebensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Hirundapus [caudacutus, cochinchinensis, giganteus or celebensis]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Scientific: Hirundapus [caudacutus, cochinchinensis, giganteus or celebensis], Hirundapus caudacutus

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