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Elegant or Juruá Woodcreeper

Xiphorhynchus [elegans or juruanus] (= Xiphorhynchus elegans) (Pelzeln, A 1868)

The elegant woodcreeper is a species of bird in the woodcreeper subfamily (Dendrocolaptinae). It was formerly considered a subspecies of Spix's woodcreeper. It is found in the western and southern Amazon in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is tropical humid lowland forests. The subspecies X. e. juruanus is sometimes treated as a separate species, Juruá woodcreeper. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Dendrocolaptidae
Genus:
   Xiphorhynchus
Scientific:
  Xiphorhynchus elegans


Original description

Citation:
  (Pelzeln, A 1868)

Reference:
   Orn. Brasiliens Abth.1 p.45,63

Protonym:
  Dendrornis elegans

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/21811#page/73/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2ADD158227711D2D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2ADD1582

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2ADD1582


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563736

Geographic range:

  • Xiphorhynchus elegans elegans: Brazil south of the Amazon and n Bolivia
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans buenavistae: E slope of E Andes of Colombia in upper Orinoco drainage
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans ornatus: Tropical se Colombia to e Ecuador, ne Peru and adj. nw Brazil
  • Xiphorhynchus elegans insignis: Foothills of e-cent. Peru (s of Río Marañón)
  • Xiphorhynchus juruanus: SE Peru to ne Bolivia and w Brazil (w of Rio Madeira)
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English:
Elegant or Juruá Woodcreeper
French:
Grimpar élégant ou G. des Ihering


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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant or Juruá Woodcreeper ( Xiphorhynchus [elegans or juruanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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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):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grimpar élégant ( Xiphorhynchus elegans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Xiphorhynchus elegans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Xiphorhynchus elegans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Xiphorhynchus [spixii, elegans or juruanus]

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Catalan: grimpatroncs elegant
Czech: klouzálek zdobený
Danish: Elegant Trækryber
German: Schmuckbaumsteiger
English: Elegant or Juruá Woodcreeper, Elegant Woodcreeper
English, HBW: Elegant Woodcreeper
English (IOC): Elegant Woodcreeper
English (United States): Elegant Woodcreeper
Spanish: Trepatroncos Elegante
Spanish (Colombia): Trepatroncos Elegante
Spanish (Ecuador): Trepatroncos elegante
Spanish (Spain): Trepatroncos Elegante
Spanish (HBW): Elegant Woodcreeper
Spanish (Peru): Trepador Elegante
Finnish: loistokipuaja
French: Grimpar élégant, Grimpar élégant ou G. des Ihering
Croatian: pjegava puzavica
Italian: Rampicatore elegante
Japanese (romaji): kuroboshionikibashiri
Japanese: クロボシオニキバシリ
Scientific: Dendrornis elegans, Xiphorhynchus [elegans or juruanus], Xiphorhynchus elegans, Xiphorhynchus elegans elegans
Lithuanian: Puikusis kalavijasnapis kopikas
Dutch: Druppelmuisspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Selvastreløpar
Norwegian: Selvastreløper
Polish: mieczonos nadobny
Portuguese: arapaçu-elegante
Portuguese (Brazil): arapacu-elegante, Arapaçu-elegante
Portuguese (Portugal): Arapaçu-elegante, trepa-troncos-elegante
Russian: Красивый древолаз, Красивый мечеклювый древолаз
Slovak: klzáčik pôvabný
Serbian: Gizdava puzavica
Swedish: elegant trädklättrare
Turkish: Zarif tırmaşık
Ukrainian: Кокоа західний
Chinese: 华丽䴕雀, 华丽鴷雀
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅爬木雀

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