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Dark-rumped Swift
Apus acuticauda (Jerdon, 1864)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Apus

Scientific:
  Apus acuticauda

Citation:
  (Jerdon, 1864)

Reference:
  BirdsIndia 3 ("2 pt2") p.870

Protonym:
  C.[ypselus] acuticauda [sic]

Avibase ID:
  2FAB9911C215B75F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2FAB9911

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555013


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Apus acuticauda: Breeds ne India >Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand and Nepal
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dark-rumped Swift
Czech:
  rorýs temný
German:
  Glanzrückensegler
Danish:
  Mørkgumpet Sejler
Spanish:
  Vencejo de los Khasi
Finnish:
  nepalinkiitäjä
French:
  Martinet d'Assam
Italian:
  Rondone groppascura
Japanese:
  seguroamatsubame
Japanese:
  セグロアマツバメ
Dutch:
  Zwartruggierzwaluw
Norwegian:
  Khasiseiler
Polish:
  jerzyk himalajski
Russian:
  Блестящий стриж
Slovak:
  dážďovník tmavochrbtý
Swedish:
  mörkryggig seglare
Chinese:
  暗背雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Apus [acuticauda or cooki] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Falciot d'Assam
Czech: rorýs temný, Rorýs tmavohrbetý
Danish: Mørkgumpet Sejler
German: Glanzrückensegler
English: Dark rumped Swift, Dark-backed Swift, Dark-rumped Swift, Khasi Hills Swift
English (IOC): Dark-rumped Swift
Spanish: Vencejo de Espalda Oscura, Vencejo de los Khasi
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo de Los Khasi
Spanish (HBW): Dark-rumped Swift
Estonian: kirdeindia piiritaja (kirdeindia piirpääsuke)
Finnish: Nepalinkiitäjä
French: Martinet d'Assam, Martinet de l'Assam
Hungarian: fényeshátú sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone dorsoscuro, Rondone groppascura
Japanese: se-guro ama-tsubame, seguroamatsubame
Japanese: セグロアマツバメ
Japanese (Kanji): 背黒雨燕
Latin: Apus acuticauda, Apus acuticauda acuticauda, Apus acuticaudus, C.[ypselus] acuticauda [sic]
Lithuanian: Tamsiasturplis čiurlys
Dutch: Zwartruggierzwaluw
Norwegian: Khasiseiler
Polish: jerzyk himalajski, jerzyk ostrosterny
Pinyin: àn-bèi cì-wěi yǔ-yàn, àn-bèi yǔ-yàn
Russian: Блестящий стриж, Стриж с темным надхвостьем
Slovak: dážďovník tmavochrbtý
Swedish: Mörkryggad seglare, mörkryggig seglare
Thai: นกแอ่นท้องลาย
Thai (Transliteration): nók àeen tʰóaaŋ-laay
Ukrainian: Серпокрилець гімалайський
Chinese: 暗背刺尾雨燕, 暗背雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 暗背刺尾雨燕, 暗背雨燕, 暗腰刺尾雨燕, 暗腰雨燕

 

         

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