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Southern Anteater-Chat

Myrmecocichla formicivora (Wilkes, 1817)

The Ant-eating Chat or Southern Anteater-chat (Myrmecocichla formicivora) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Myrmecocichla

Scientific:
  Myrmecocichla formicivora

Citation:
  (Wilkes, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 21 p.421

Protonym:
  Motacilla formicivora

Avibase ID:
  400A83B9AE890813

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/400A83B9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916821

Geographic range:

  • Myrmecocichla formicivora: Namibia to Botswana and South Africa
English:
Southern Anteater-Chat
Czech:
bělořit jihoafrický
German:
Termitenschmätzer
Danish:
Gråbrun Myrepikker
Spanish:
Zorzal-hormiguero Meridional
Finnish:
muurahaistasku
French:
Traquet fourmilier
Icelandic:
Ormskvetta
Italian:
Sassicolo formichiero meridionale
Japanese:
hajiroarihitaki
Japanese:
ハジロアリヒタキ
Dutch:
Kaapse Miertapuit
Norwegian:
Maurskvett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maurskvett
Polish:
smolarek luskowany
Portuguese:
Cartaxo formigueiro meridional
Russian:
Южный муравьиный чекан
Slovak:
skaliarik termití
Swedish:
sydlig termitskvätta
Ukrainian:
Смолярик південний
Chinese:
南方蚁(即鸟)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Traquet fourmilier ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Traquet fourmilier ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Southern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Ant-eating Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Southern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Myrmecocichla formicivora [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Myrmecocichla formicivora [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Myrmecocichla formicivora [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Southern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla formicivora) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla formicivora [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla formicivora [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Swartpiek
Catalan: merla formiguera meridional
Czech: Belorit jihoafrický, bělořit jihoafrický
Danish: Gråbrun Myrepikker
German: Termitenschmätzer, Termiten-Schmätzer
English: Ant-Chat, Anteater Chat, Anteating Chat, Ant-eating Chat, Southern Ant-Chat, Southern Anteater Chat, Southern Anteater-Chat, Southern Anteating Chat, Southern Ant-eating Chat
English (IOC): Ant-eating Chat
Spanish: Zorzal hormiguero meridional, Zorzal-hormiguero Meridional
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal-hormiguero Meridional
Spanish (HBW): Southern Anteater-Chat
Finnish: Muurahaistasku
French: Traquet fourmilier, Traquet fourmilier à tache blanche, Traquet-fourmilier brun du Sud
Hungarian: termeszrigó
Icelandic: Ormskvetta
Italian: Sassicola mangiaformiche meridionale, Sassicolo formichiero meridionale
Japanese: hajiroarihitaki
Japanese: ハジロアリヒタキ
Scientific: Motacilla formicivora, Myrmecocichla formicivora, Myrmecocichla formicivora formicivora, Myrmecocichla formicivora minor, Myrmecocichla formicivora orestes, Oenanthe formicivora
Lithuanian: Pietinė skruzdlesė kiauliukė
Dutch: Kaapse Miertapuit
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maurskvett
Norwegian: Maurskvett
Polish: smolarek luskowany, smolarek łuskowany
Portuguese: Cartaxo formigueiro meridional, Cartaxo-formigueiro-meridional, Chasco-formigueiro-meridional
Russian: Южный муравьиный чекан
Slovak: skaliarik termití
Serbian: Južna mravlja travarka
Sotho, Southern: Thoromeli
Swedish: Sydlig termitskvätta
Tswana: Leping
Ukrainian: Смолярик південний
Xhosa: Isanzwili
Chinese: 南方蚁(即鸟), 南方蚁鵖
Chinese (Traditional): 南方蟻鵖

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