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House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow

Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis] (= Passer domesticus) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
   Passer
Scientific:
  Passer domesticus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.183

Protonym:
  Fringilla domestica

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3CEFB85747063020

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3CEFB857

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3CEFB857


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179628

Geographic range:

  • Passer domesticus domesticus: Europe east to Mongolia, south central Siberia (mouth of the Amur River), and northeastern China, also locally also east on Sakhalin and the Kamchatka Peninsula. The species, probably mostly this subspecies, also is widely introduced around the world, including in North America, South America, subSaharan Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere, primarily in populated areas
  • Passer domesticus balearoibericus: Mediterranean Spain, Balearic Is., France, Balkans to Asia Minor
  • Passer domesticus tingitanus: NW Africa (Morocco to Tunisia, Algeria and ne Libya)
  • Passer domesticus biblicus: Cyprus and Levant to Turkey, n Saudi Arabia, Iraq and w Iran
  • Passer domesticus niloticus: NE Africa (Suez Canal region to n Sudan)
  • Passer domesticus persicus: Central Iran to sw Afghanistan and extreme w Pakistan
  • Passer domesticus indicus: southern Israel and most of the Arabian Peninsula east to southern Iran, India, Sri Lanka, and southeast Asia east to Laos; also introduced in South Africa
  • Passer domesticus parkini: Himalayas (Pakistan to sw Tibet, Nepal and Sikkim)
  • Passer domesticus rufidorsalis: Nile Valley of the Sudan
  • Passer domesticus hufufae: NE Arabia (south to n Oman)
  • Passer domesticus bactrianus: Transcaspia to Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and nw Pakistan
  • Passer domesticus hyrcanus: N Iran (south to Elburz Mountains) and adjacent Turkmenistan
  • Passer italiae: Italian Peninsula, Corsica, Sicily, and Crete
  • Passer hispaniolensis hispaniolensis: Cape Verde Is., Canary Is., Madeira, s Europe and North Africa
  • Passer hispaniolensis transcaspicus: Iran and Transcaspia to e Kazakhstan and Afghanistan
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English:
House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow
French:
Moineau domestique, M. cisalpin ou M. espagnol


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


English: House, Italian or Spanish Sparrow
Spanish (Argentine): Gorrión
French: Moineau domestique, Moineau domestique, M. cisalpin ou M. espagnol
Scientific: Fringilla domestica, Passer [domesticus, italiae or hispaniolensis], Passer domesticus, Passer domesticus domesticus
Nepali: घर भ“गेरा
Ukrainian: Горобець хатній

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