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Arnot's Chat

Myrmecocichla arnotti (Tristram, HB 1869)

Arnot's chat, also known as the white-headed black-chat, is a species of bird in the chat and flycatcher family Muscicapidae. The species is found in southern Africa from Rwanda and Angola to South Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Myrmecocichla
Scientific:
  Myrmecocichla arnotti


Original description

Citation:
  (Tristram, HB 1869)

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Saxicola arnotti

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8619224


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  535524BE8DBABD75

Avibase ID:
  avibase-535524BE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/535524BE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916356

Geographic range:

  • Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti: eastern Angola and southeastern Tanzania (east of the Eastern Arc Mountains) south to northern and northeastern Botswana, northern and western Mozambique, and northeastern South Africa
  • Myrmecocichla arnotti harterti: Angola
  • Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema: Primarily w Tanzania; also extreme e Democratic Republic of the Congo, e Rwanda, Burundi, n Zambia; possibly also n Malawi
English:
Arnot's Chat
Catalan:
merla formiguera de casc blanc
Czech:
bělořit běločapkový
Danish:
Hvidhovedet Myrepikker
German:
Arnottschmätzer
Spanish:
Zorzal-hormiguero de Arnot
Finnish:
valkolakkitasku
French:
Traquet d'Arnot
Hungarian:
Arnot-hangyászrigó
Italian:
Sassicola di Arnot
Japanese (romaji):
shirogashiraarihitaki
Japanese:
シロガシラアリヒタキ
Lithuanian:
baltagalvė juodoji skruzdlesė kiauliukė
Dutch:
Arnot-miertapuit
Norwegian:
Hvitkroneskvett
Polish:
smolarek bialolbisty
Portuguese:
Chasco de Arnot
Russian:
Муравьиный чекан Арнота
Slovak:
skaliarik strakatý
Swedish:
Vitkronad termitskvätta
Ukrainian:
Смолярик білоголовий
Chinese:
阿氏蚁(即鸟)
Chinese (Traditional):
白頭蟻鵖


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or leucolaema])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla [arnotti or leucolaema])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-headed Black-chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Traquet d'Arnott ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Traquet d'Arnott ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnoti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-headed Black Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-headed Black-chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-headed Black-chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Arnot's Chat ( Pentholaea arnotti) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Arnott's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Myrmecocichla arnotti [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Myrmecocichla arnotti [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Myrmecocichla arnotti [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-headed Black-Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Arnot's Chat ( Myrmecocichla arnotti) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla arnotti [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Bontpiek
Catalan: merla formiguera de casc blanc
Czech: Belorit belocapkový, bělořit běločapkový
Danish: Hvidhovedet Myrepikker
German: Arnot Schmätzer, Arnotschmätzer, Arnottschmätzer, Arnott-Schmätzer
English: Arnot's Black-Chat, Arnot's Chat, Arnott's Black-Chat, Arnott's Chat, Black-Chat, White headed Black Chat, White-headed Black Chat, White-headed Blackchat, White-headed Black-Chat, White-headed Black-Chat or Ruaha Chat
Esperanto: Arnota formikulo
Spanish: Zorzal hormiguero de Arnot, Zorzal-hormiguero de Arnot, Zorzal-hormiguero de Arnott
Estonian: miombotäks
Finnish: Valkolakkitasku
French: Motteux d'Arnot, Traquet d’Arnot, Traquet d'Arnot, Traquet d'Arnot ou T. du Ruaha, Traquet d'Arnott, Traquet d'Arnott ou T. du Ruaha, Traquet noir d'Arnot, Traquet noir d'Arnott
Hungarian: Arnot-hangyászrigó
Italian: Sassicola di Arnot, Sassicolo nero testabianca
Japanese (romaji): shirogashiraarihitaki
Japanese: シロガシラアリヒタキ
Scientific: Myrmecocichla [arnotti or collaris], Myrmecocichla [arnotti or leucolaema], Myrmecocichla arnoti, Myrmecocichla arnotii, Myrmecocichla arnotti, Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti, Pentholaea arnotti, Saxicola arnotti, Thamnolaea arnotti
Lithuanian: baltagalvė juodoji skruzdlesė kiauliukė
Dutch: Arnot-miertapuit, Arnotts Miertapuit
Norwegian: Hvitkroneskvett
Polish: smolarek bialolbisty, smolarek białołbisty
Portuguese: Chasco de Arnot
Russian: Муравьиный чекан Арнота
Slovak: skaliarik strakatý
Swedish: Vitkronad termitskvätta
Swahili: Chati Utosi-mweupe
Tsonga: Mandlakeni
Ukrainian: Смолярик білоголовий
Chinese: 阿氏蚁(即鸟)
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭蟻鵖

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