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Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi]

Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi] (= Ceyx lepidus) Temminck, CJ 1836




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx lepidus


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.595 fig.1

Protonym:
  Ceyx lepida


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2F3329C94EC65634

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2F3329C9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2F3329C9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554565

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis]: Australasia: Moluccas except Buru I.
  • Ceyx lepidus: Ambon, Ambelau, Seram, Saparua, Seram Laut, Watubela is.
  • Ceyx uropygialis: Obi, Bisa, Bacan, Ternate, Halmahera, Tidore and Morotai is.
  • Ceyx wallacii: Sula Islands (Taliabu, Seho, Mangole and Sanana)
  • Ceyx cajeli: Buru I. (s Moluccas)
  • Ceyx solitarius: New Guinea, Aru, w Papuan islands and D'Entrecasteaux Arch.
  • Ceyx dispar: Admiralty Islands
  • Ceyx mulcatus: Bismarck Arch. (New Hanover, New Ireland and Lihir Islands)
  • Ceyx sacerdotis: Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and Umboi)
  • Ceyx collectoris: Solomon Islands (New Georgia group)
  • Ceyx [meeki or pallidus]: Australasia: Buka and Bougainville e to Choiseul and Santa Isabel (w, c Solomon Is.)
  • Ceyx meeki: Solomon Islands (Choiseul and Santa Isabel)
  • Ceyx pallidus: Solomon Islands (Bougainville and Buka)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla nigromaxilla: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla malaitae: Known from the type specimen from Malaita (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx gentianus: Makira (Solomon Islands)
  • Show more...
English:
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi]
French:
Martin-pêcheur gracieux [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Variable Kingfisher [Variable] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Variable Kingfisher [Variable] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Kingfisher [Variable] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi] ( Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi])
Clements 3rd edition:
Dwarf Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ceyx lepidus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ceyx lepidus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ceyx lepidus [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato]

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Catalan: Blauet pigmeu de les Moluques
Czech: ledňáček lesní
Danish: Lepidaisfugl
German: Waldfischer
English: Dwarf Forest Kingfisher, Dwarf Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi], Variable Kingfisher [Variable]
Esperanto: Varia alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Variable
Estonian: kääbus-jäälind
Finnish: melanesianpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur gracieux, Martin-pêcheur gracieux [sensu lato, excl. goodfellowi]
Hungarian: Melanéz törpejégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang elok, Udangmerah Kerdil
Italian: Martin pescatore nano
Japanese (romaji): mamekawasemi
Japanese: マメカワセミ
Scientific: Ceyx lepida, Ceyx lepidus, Ceyx lepidus [excl. goodfellowi], Ceyx lepidus lepidus
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis miškinis tulžys
Dutch: Bosdwergijsvogel
Norwegian: Opalisfugl
Polish: Zimorodek zmienny
Russian: Африканский карликовый лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik menlivý
Swedish: Variabel kungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-крихітка новогвінейський
Chinese: 矮三趾翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 矮三趾翠鳥

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