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Micronesian Starling

Aplonis opaca (von Kittlitz, 1833)

The Micronesian Starling (Aplonis opaca) is a species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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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...
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
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mikronesiastare
Polish:
skworczyk mikronezyjski
Russian:
Микронезийский аплонис
Slovak:
majna mikronézska
Swedish:
mikronesisk stare
Ukrainian:
Шпак-малюк мікронезійський
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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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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:
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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. 2005 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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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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 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 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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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):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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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
Scientific: 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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