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Blue-throated Bee-eater
Merops viridis Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
  Merops

Scientific:
  Merops viridis

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.117

Protonym:
  Merops viridis

Avibase ID:
  457420DAF2656775

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/457420DA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554656

Geographic range:

  • Merops viridis: S China, Thailand and Indochina to Sumatra, Borneo and Java
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Blue-throated Bee-eater
Czech:
  vlha malajská
German:
  Malaienspint
Danish:
  Brunnakket Biæder
Spanish:
  Abejaruco gorjiazul
Finnish:
  indonesianmehiläissyöjä
French:
  Guêpier à gorge bleue
Italian:
  Gruccione golazzurra
Japanese:
  rurinodohachikui
Japanese:
  ルリノドハチクイ
Dutch:
  Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian:
  Jadebieter
Polish:
  zolna modrogardla
Portuguese:
  Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian:
  Малайская щурка
Slovak:
  včelárik modrohrdlý
Swedish:
  Blåstrupig biätare
Chinese:
  蓝喉蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Blue-throated Bee-eater ( Merops viridis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Merops viridis viridis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Merops [viridis or americanus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Abellerol golablau
Czech: vlha malajská
Danish: Brunnakket Biæder
German: Malaienspint
English: Blue-throated Bee-eater, Blue-throated Bee-eater (nominate), Chestnut-headed Bee eater
English (Philippines): Indochinese Blue-throated Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco de Garganta Azul, Abejaruco gorjiazul
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Gorjiazul
Estonian: lasuurkurk-mesilasenäpp
Finnish: indonesianmehiläissyöjä
French: Guêpier à gorge bleue, Guêpier à gorge bleue (nominal), Guêpier à gorge bleue (nominale), Guêpier à gorge bleue (race nominale)
Hungarian: kéktorkú gyurgyalag
Indonesian: Burung Kirik-kirik Biru, Kirik-kirik Biru
Italian: Gruccione golazzurra, Gruccione testacastana orientale
Japanese: ruri-nodo hachi-kui, rurinodohachikui
Japanese: ルリノドハチクイ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉璃喉蜂喰, 瑠璃喉蜂喰
Latin: Merops viridis, Merops viridis viridis
Lithuanian: Mėlynkaklis bitininkas
Malay: Burung Beberek Leher Biru, Burung Berek-berek Pirus, Burung Berek-berek Tadah Hujan
Dutch: Maleise Bijeneter
Norwegian: Jadebieter
Polish: zolna modrogardla
Pinyin: lán-hóu fēng-hǔ, lì-tóu fēng-hǔ, shí-fēng-niǎo
Portuguese: Abelharuco-de-garganta-azul
Russian: Малайская щурка
Slovak: včelárik modrohrdlý
Serbian: Plavogrla pčelarica
Swedish: Blåstrupig biätare, blåstrupig biätare (viridis)
Thai: นกคับคาคอสีฟ้า, นกจาบคาคอสีฟ้า
Thai (Transliteration): nók càap-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa, nók kʰáp-kʰaa kʰoaa-sĭi-fáa
Vietnamese: Chim Trảu họng xanh, Trảu họng xanh
Chinese: 栗头蜂虎, 蓝喉蜂虎, 食峰鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭蜂虎, 藍喉蜂虎, 食蜂鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 藍喉蜂虎
Chinese (Taiwan): 蓝喉蜂虎

 

         

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