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Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar
Aegotheles wallacii Gray, GR, 1859
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Order:
  Caprimulgiformes
Family:
  Aegothelidae
Genus:
  Aegotheles

Scientific:
  Aegotheles wallacii

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1859

Reference:
  PZS Pt(27)2 p.154

Protonym:
  Aegotheles wallacii

Avibase ID:
  27853C122875BFAC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/27853C12

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555507

Geographic range:

  • Aegotheles wallacii wallacii: W New Guinea and Aru Islands
  • Aegotheles wallacii manni: N coastal mountains of New Guinea (Mt. Menawa and Mt. Turu)
  • Aegotheles wallacii gigas: Weyland Mountains (w-central New Guinea)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar
Czech:
  lelčík skvrnitý
German:
  Fleckenschwalm
Danish:
  Småplettet Uglesvale
Spanish:
  Egotelo de Wallace
Finnish:
  arunkehrääjä
French:
  Égothèle de Wallace
Italian:
  Egotele di Wallace
Japanese:
  wo-resuzukuyotaka
Japanese:
  ウォーレスズク
Dutch:
  Wallace' Dwergnachtzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Vatreuglesvale
Polish:
  sownik plamisty
Russian:
  Пятнистый совиный лягушкорот
Slovak:
  lelčík svetloprsý
Swedish:
  vattrad uggleskärra
Chinese:
  华氏裸鼻鸱


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Égothèle de Wallace ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Égothèle de Wallace ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Wallace's Owlet-nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Aegotheles wallacii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aegotheles wallacii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aegotheles wallacii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar ( Aegotheles wallacii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aegotheles wallacii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aegotheles wallacii [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aegotheles [bennettii, affinis or wallacii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Egotel de Wallace
Czech: Lelcík skvrnitý, lelčík skvrnitý
Danish: Småplettet Uglesvale
German: Fleckenschwalm
English: Wallace's owlet nightjar, Wallace's Owlet-Nightjar, White-spotted Owlet-Nightjar
English (IOC): Wallace's Owlet-nightjar
Spanish: Egotelo de Wallace
Spanish (Spain): Egotelo de Wallace
Spanish (HBW): Wallace's Owlet-nightjar
Estonian: nõlva-õõnesorr
Finnish: Arunkehrääjä
French: Aegothèle de Wallace, Égothèle de Wallace
Hungarian: foltos kuvikfecske
Indonesian: Atoko Wallacea, Atoku wallacea
Italian: Capimulgo-gufo di Wallace, Egotele di Wallace
Japanese: uoaresuzuku, uxo-resuzukuyotaka, wo-resuzukuyotaka
Japanese: ウオアレスズク, ウォーレスズク, ウオーレスズク, ウォーレスズクヨタカ, ウォーレスヅクヨタカ
Latin: Aegotheles wallacii, Aegotheles wallacii wallacii
Lithuanian: Voleso pelėdinis varliažiotis
Dutch: Wallace' Dwergnachtzwaluw, Wallace-dwergnachtzwaluw
Norwegian: Vatreuglesvale
Polish: sownik plamisty
Russian: Пятнистый совиный лягушкорот, Совиный козодой Уоллеса
Slovak: lelčík svetloprsý
Serbian: Volesov sovasti leganj
Swedish: vattrad uggleskärra, Wallaces ugglenattskärra
Ukrainian: Еготело темнокрилий
Chinese: 华氏裸鼻鸱
Chinese (Traditional): 白斑裸鼻鴟

 

         

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