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Black Spinetail

Telacanthura melanopygia (Chapin, 1915)

The Black Spinetail (Telacanthura melanopygia) is a species of swift in the Apodidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Telacanthura

Scientific:
  Telacanthura melanopygia

Citation:
  (Chapin, 1915)

Reference:
  Bull.Am.Mus.Nat.Hist. 34 p.509

Protonym:
  Chaetura melanopygia

Avibase ID:
  4B79BD9AA4D5BF9D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4B79BD9A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554981

Geographic range:

  • Telacanthura melanopygia: Sierra Leone to southern Ghana, Gabon, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northeastern Angola
English:
Black Spinetail
Czech:
rorýs iturský
German:
Iturisegler
Danish:
Sort Tornhalesejler
Spanish:
Vencejo del Ituri
Finnish:
iturinkiitäjä
French:
Martinet de Chapin
Italian:
Rondone codaspinosa nero
Japanese:
kongoharioamatsubame
Japanese:
コンゴハリオアマツバメ
Dutch:
Iturigierzwaluw
Norwegian:
Jungelseiler
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Jungelseglar
Polish:
kolcosternik czarny
Portuguese:
Rabo espinhoso de Chapin
Russian:
Итурийский иглохвост
Slovak:
srp čierny
Swedish:
svart taggstjärtseglare
Ukrainian:
Голкохвіст ітурійський
Chinese:
黑针尾雨燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
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:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
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):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martinet de Chapin ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martinet de Chapin ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements 1st edition:
Chapin's Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements 3rd edition:
Chapin's Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements 4th edition:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
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:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Clements, version 2019:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
eBird version 1.50:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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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:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
eBird version 2019:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Ituri Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Ituri Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black Spinetailed Swift ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black Spinetail ( Telecanthura melanopygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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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:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Chapin's Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
James Lee Peters:
Chaetura melanopygia
James Lee Peters (original):
Chaetura melanopygia
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Chaetura melanopygia
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Black Spinetail ( Telacanthura melanopygia)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Telacanthura melanopygia
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Telacanthura melanopygia

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Falciot cuaespinós de Chapin
Czech: Rorýs iturský
Danish: Sort Tornhalesejler
German: Ituri Segler, Iturisegler
English: Black Spinetail, Black Spinetail Swift, Black Spinetailed Swift, Chapin's Spinetail, Chapin's Spine-tailed Swift, Ituri Mottled-throated Spinetail, Ituri Mottled-throated Spine-taile, Ituri Mottled-throated Spine-tailed Swift, Ituri Mottle-throated Spinetailed Sw, Ituri Mottle-throated Spinetailed Swift, Ituri Mottle-throated Spine-tailed Swift, Ituri Needletail, Ituri Spinetail, Ituri Spine-tailed Swift
English (IOC): Black Spinetail
Spanish: Rabitojo Ituri, Vencejo Culiplata, Vencejo del Ituri
Spanish (Spain): Vencejo del Ituri
Spanish (HBW): Black Spinetail
Estonian: tõmmu-kammsaba
Finnish: Iturinkiitäjä
French: Martinet de Chapin, Martinet épineux à croupion noir
Hungarian: ituri sarlósfecske
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa di Ituri, Rondone codaspinosa nero
Japanese: kongoharioamatsubame
Japanese: コンゴハリオアマツバメ
Scientific: Chaetura melanopygia, Telacanthura melanopygia, Telecanthura melanopygia
Lithuanian: Juodoji telekantura
Dutch: Iturigierzwaluw, Ituri-gierzwaluw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Jungelseglar
Norwegian: Jungelseiler
Polish: kolcosternik czarny
Portuguese: Rabo espinhoso de Chapin, Rabo-espinhoso-de-chapin
Russian: Итурийский иглохвост, Стриж черный колючехвостый
Slovak: srp čierny
Serbian: Crna iglorepa čiopa
Swedish: Svart taggstjärtseglare
Ukrainian: Голкохвіст ітурійський
Chinese: 黑针尾雨燕
Chinese (Traditional): 黑刺尾雨燕

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