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House or Tropical Wren

Troglodytes [aedon or musculus] (= Troglodytes aedon) Vieillot, 1809

The house wren is a very small songbird of the wren family, Troglodytidae. It occurs from Canada to southernmost South America, and is thus the most widely distributed native bird in the Americas. It occurs in most suburban areas in its range and it is the single most common wren. Its taxonomy is highly complex and some subspecies groups are often considered separate species. The name troglodytes means "hole dweller", and is a reference to bird's tendency to disappear into crevices when hunting insects or to seek shelter. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Troglodytidae
Genus:
   Troglodytes
Scientific:
  Troglodytes aedon


Original description

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1809

Reference:
  Hist.Nat.Ois.Am.Sept. p.52 pl.107

Protonym:
  Troglodytes aëdon

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Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3E96C36F084F6B3D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3E96C36F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3E96C36F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178541

Geographic range:

  • Troglodytes aedon aedon (aedon): SE Canada and e US
  • Troglodytes aedon aedon (baldwini): S-central Canada to s US
  • Troglodytes aedon parkmanii: SW Canada to central and w US and n Baja California
  • Troglodytes beani: E Mexico (Cozumel I. off Quintana Roo)
  • Troglodytes musculus musculus: Central and s Brazil to e Paraguay and ne Argentina (Misiones)
  • Troglodytes musculus albicans: SW Colombia and w Ecuador
  • Troglodytes musculus clarus: Trinidad, the Guianas, Venezuela, Brazil, n Peru, Colombia
  • Troglodytes musculus [intermedius or peninsularis]: S Mexico (se Oaxaca and e Tabasco) to Costa Rica
  • Troglodytes musculus carychrous: Coiba I. (Panama)
  • Troglodytes musculus [inquietus or pallidiceps]: Extreme s Costa Rica, Panama and Pearl Islands
  • Troglodytes musculus [atopus or effutitus]: N Colombia (Santa Marta region)
  • Troglodytes musculus striatulus: W and Central Andes of Colombia
  • Troglodytes musculus columbae: E Colombia and w Venezuela
  • Troglodytes musculus tobagensis: Tobago
  • Troglodytes musculus audax: Arid littoral of w Peru (Cajamarca to n Ica)
  • Troglodytes musculus puna: Puna of n Peru to nw Bolivia (La Paz)
  • Troglodytes musculus carabayae: Central and s Peru (Junín, Cusco and Puno)
  • Troglodytes musculus tecellatus: Coastal s Peru (Arequipa) to n Chile (Tarapacá)
  • Troglodytes musculus atacamensis: N Chile (Antofagasta, Atacama and n Coquimbo)
  • Troglodytes musculus bonariae: S Brazil, Uruguay and ne Argentina
  • Troglodytes musculus chilensis: S Chile and s Argentina to Tierra del Fuego
  • Troglodytes musculus rex: Central and e Bolivia
  • Show more...
English:
House or Tropical Wren
French:
Troglodyte familier ou T. austral


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Troglodytes [aedon or musculus]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
House or Tropical Wren ( Troglodytes [aedon or musculus])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Troglodytes [aedon, musculus or brunneicollis]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: cargolet nord-americà
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): rosinyol
Czech: střízlík zahradní
Danish: Husgærdesmutte
German: Nördlicher Hauszaunkönig
English: House or Tropical Wren
Spanish: Chochín Criollo
Spanish (Argentine): Ratona común
Spanish (Bolivia): Ratona común
Spanish (Chile): Chercán
Spanish (Colombia): Cucarachero común
Spanish (Costa Rica): Soterrey cucarachero
Spanish (Cuba): Troglodita americano
Spanish (Spain): Chochín Criollo
Spanish (Honduras): cucarachero
Spanish (Mexico): Chivirín saltapared
Spanish (Panama): Sotorrey Común
Spanish (Peru): Cucarachero Común
Spanish (Paraguay): Ratona
Spanish (Uruguay): Ratonera Común
Spanish (Venezuela): Cucarachero Común
Finnish: pihapeukaloinen
French: Troglodyte familier, Troglodyte familier ou T. austral
Guarani: Masakaraguai
Croatian: Kućni palčić
Hungarian: indiánökörszem
Italian: Scricciolo delle case
Japanese (romaji): iemisosazai
Japanese: イエミソサザイ
Scientific: Troglodytes [aedon or musculus], Troglodytes aedon, Troglodytes aëdon, Troglodytes aedon aedon
Lithuanian: Naminė karietaitė
Latvian: mājas paceplītis
Dutch: Huiswinterkoning
Norwegian: Hussmett
Polish: strzyżyk śpiewny
Portuguese: Corruíra-de-casa
Portuguese (Brazil): Corruíra
Russian: Домовый крапивник
Slovak: oriešok domový
Serbian: Kućni carić
Swedish: Husgärdsmyg
Turkish: Ev Çıtkuşu
Ukrainian: Волоочко співоче
Chinese: 莺鹪鹩
Chinese (Traditional): 北方鶯鷦鷯

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