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Micronesian Starling
Aplonis opaca (von Kittlitz, 1833)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Aplonis

Scientific:
  Aplonis opaca

Citation:
  (von Kittlitz, 1833)

Reference:
  Kupfer.Nat.Vog. 2 p.11 pl.15 fig.2

Protonym:
  Lamproth. [ornis] opaca

Avibase ID:
  49AC7F69C84D1D8E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/49AC7F69

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554132

Geographic range:

  • Aplonis opaca opaca: Kosrai (Caroline Islands)
  • Aplonis opaca anga: Truk, Ulithi, Fais, Wolea, Ifalik and adjacent Caroline Islands
  • Aplonis opaca kurodai: Yap (Caroline Islands)
  • Aplonis opaca ponapensis: Pohnpei (Caroline Islands)
  • Aplonis opaca aenea: Mariana Islands (Alamagan, Pagan, Agrihan and Asuncion)
  • Aplonis opaca guami: Mariana Islands (Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan)
  • Aplonis opaca orii: Palau Islands
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Micronesian Starling
Czech:
  špaček mikronéský
German:
  Karolinenstar
Danish:
  Mikronesisk Træstær
Spanish:
  Estornino de Micronesia
Finnish:
  mikronesiankottarainen
French:
  Stourne de Micronésie
Italian:
  Storno di Micronesia
Japanese:
  karasumodoki
Japanese:
  カラスモドキ
Dutch:
  Micronesische Purperspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Mikronesiastær
Polish:
  skworczyk mikronezyjski
Russian:
  Микронезийский аплонис
Slovak:
  majna mikronézska
Swedish:
  mikronesisk stare
Chinese:
  花辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Stourne de Micronésie ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Stourne de Micronésie ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opacus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opacus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Aplonis opaca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aplonis opaca [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aplonis opaca [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Micronesian Starling ( Aplonis opaca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aplonis opaca [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aplonis opaca [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: estornell de Micronèsia
Czech: Špacek mikronéský, špaček mikronéský
Danish: Mikronesisk Træstær
German: Carolinenstar, Karolinenstar
English: Micronesian Starling
English (IOC): Micronesian Starling
Spanish: Estornino de Micronesia
Spanish (Spain): Estornino de Micronesia
Spanish (HBW): Micronesian Starling
Finnish: Mikronesiankottarainen
French: Étourneau de Micronésie, Stourne de Micronésie
Hungarian: karolina-szigeteki énekesseregély
Italian: Storno della Micronesia, Storno di Micronesia
Japanese: karasumodoki
Japanese: カラスモドキ
Latin: Aplonas opaca, Aplonis opaca, Aplonis opaca opaca, Aplonis opacus, Lamproth. [ornis] opaca
Lithuanian: Mikronezinis aplonis
Dutch: Micronesische Purperspreeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mikronesiastare
Norwegian: Mikronesiastær
Palauan: Kinid
Polish: skworczyk mikronezyjski
Russian: Микронезийский аплонис
Slovak: majna mikronézska
Serbian: Mikronezijski čvorak
Swedish: mikronesisk stare, Mikronesstare
Ukrainian: Шпак-малюк мікронезійський
Chinese: 花辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 密克羅尼西亞輝椋鳥

 

         

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