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Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet

Collocalia [affinis or natalis] (= Collocalia affinis) Beavan, RC 1867

Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Collocalia
Scientific:
  Collocalia affinis


Original description

Citation:
  Beavan, RC 1867

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Collocalia affinis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8455602


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3CDA6186AF11F6F0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3CDA6186

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3CDA6186


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693198

Geographic range:

  • Collocalia affinis affinis: Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Collocalia affinis elachyptera: Mergui Archipelago (off Myanmar)
  • Collocalia affinis cyanoptila: Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Natuna Island, and lowland Borneo
  • Collocalia affinis oberholseri: Batu Islands and Mentawi Islands (off w Sumatra)
  • Collocalia affinis vanderbilti: Nias I. (off w Sumatra)
  • Collocalia natalis: Christmas I. (Indian Ocean south of Java)
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English:
Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet
French:
Salangane de Beavan ou S. de Christmas


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet ( Collocalia [affinis or natalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Glossy Swiftlet (Western) ( Collocalia esculenta [affinis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Glossy Swiftlet (Western) ( Collocalia esculenta [affinis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Glossy Swiftlet (Western) ( Collocalia esculenta [affinis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Glossy Swiftlet (Western) ( Collocalia esculenta [affinis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet ( Collocalia [affinis or natalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet ( Collocalia [affinis or natalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet ( Collocalia [affinis or natalis])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Collocalia [esculenta, isonota, sumbawae, neglecta, uropygialis, affinis or natalis]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Danish: Hvidbuget Salangan
German: Glanzkopfsalangane
English: Glossy Swiftlet (Western), Glossy Swiftlet [Western], Plume-toed or Christmas Island Swiftlet
French: Salangane à ventre blanc, Salangane de Beavan, Salangane de Beavan ou S. de Christmas, Salangane soyeuse (à ventre blanc)
Scientific: Collocalia [affinis or natalis], Collocalia affinis, Collocalia affinis affinis, Collocalia esculenta [affinis], Collocalia esculenta affinis
Polish: salangana bialobrzucha
Slovak: salangána andamanská

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