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Greater Melampitta

Megalampitta gigantea (Rothschild, 1899)

The Greater Melampitta (Melampitta gigantea) is a species of bird in the Orthonychidae family. Formerly classified as a bird of paradise, the little-known Greater Melampitta has an uncertain taxonomy and is sometimes believed to be affiliated to Pitohuis, as it appears to be poisonous to eat (Frith and Beehler 1998). It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Melampittidae
Genus:
  Megalampitta

Scientific:
  Megalampitta gigantea

Citation:
  (Rothschild, 1899)

Reference:
  Orn.Monatsb. 7 p.137

Protonym:
  Mellopitta gigantea

Avibase ID:
  587D3DB69BBCA750

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/587D3DB6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561028

Geographic range:

  • Megalampitta gigantea: Patchily distributed lower montane slopes of New Guinea
English:
Greater Melampitta
Czech:
rajkovec větší
German:
Rußflöter
Danish:
Stor Melampitta
Spanish:
Melampita Grande
Finnish:
karstipittali
French:
Grande Mélampitte
Italian:
Melampitta maggiore
Japanese:
ookurochimedori
Japanese:
オオクロチメドリ
Dutch:
Paradijspitta
Norwegian:
Stormelampitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Stormelampitta
Polish:
czarniak duzy
Russian:
Большой чёрный флейтист
Slovak:
prespevák veľký
Swedish:
större svartpitta
Ukrainian:
Чорняк великий
Chinese:
大黑脚风鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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 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):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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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. 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 (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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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2018:
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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 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 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Melampitta gigantea
James Lee Peters (original):
Melampitta gigantea
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Melampitta gigantea
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):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melampitta gigantea
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melampitta gigantea

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: melampita grossa
Czech: Kosovec vetší, rajkovec větší
Danish: Stor Melampitta, Stor Paradispitta
German: Rußflöter
English: Greater Melampitta
English (IOC): Greater Melampitta
Spanish: Melampita Grande, Melapita Grande
Spanish (Spain): Melampita Grande
Spanish (HBW): Greater Melampitta
Finnish: Isojuoksutimali, karstipittali
French: Grande Mélampitte, Paradisier-flûtiste de Nouvelle-Guinée
Hungarian: nagy melampitta
Indonesian: Melampitta Besar
Italian: Melampitta gigante, Melampitta maggiore
Japanese: ookurochimedori
Japanese: オオクロチメドリ
Scientific: Megalampitta gigantea, Melampitta gigantea, Mellopitta gigantea
Lithuanian: Didysis juodasis fleitininkas
Dutch: Paradijspitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Stormelampitta
Norwegian: Stormelampitta
Polish: czarniak duzy, czarniak duży
Russian: Большой чёрный флейтист
Slovak: prespevák veľký
Swedish: Större melampitta, större svartpitta
Ukrainian: Чорняк великий
Chinese: 大黑脚风鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 大黑腳鶇

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