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St. Kitts Bullfinch

Melopyrrha grandis (Lawrence, GN 1881)

The St. Kitts bullfinch, known locally as the mountain blacksmith, is a presumably extinct songbird species of the genus Melopyrrha which was endemic to the island of Saint Kitts. It was previously considered conspecific with the Puerto Rican bullfinch, from which it could be distinguished by its larger size, glossier feathers, and more extensive breast patch. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thraupidae
Genus:
   Melopyrrha
Scientific:
  Melopyrrha grandis


Original description

Citation:
  (Lawrence, GN 1881)

Reference:
   Proc. U.S. Ntnl. Mus. 4 no.216 p.204

Protonym:
  Loxigilla portoricensis grandis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15663364


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  67910FCDA696DAD4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-67910FCD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/67910FCD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 730401

Geographic range:

  • Melopyrrha grandis: St. Kitts I. (unrecorded since 1920s)
English:
St. Kitts Bullfinch
German:
Kittsgimpeltangare
Spanish:
Semillero de San Cristóbal
Spanish (Spain):
Semillero de San Cristóbal
French:
Pèrenoir de Saint-Kitts
Japanese:
セントキッツクロウソ
Dutch:
Sint-Kittsdikbekje
Polish:
gilówka duża
Portuguese:
bicudo-de-são-cristóvão
Slovak:
ostrovčan svätokrištofský
Serbian:
Zimovka sa ostrva Sveti Kits
Swedish:
saintkittstangara
Chinese:
圣基茨岛牛雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Loxigilla portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Loxigilla portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts) ( Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
St. Kitts Bullfinch ( Melopyrrha grandis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melopyrrha [portoricensis or grandis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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German: Kittsgimpeltangare
English: Puerto Rican Bullfinch (St Kitts), Saint Kitts bullfinch, St Kitts Bullfinch, St. Kitts Bullfinch
English (IOC): St. Kitts Bullfinch
English (United States): St. Kitts Bullfinch
Spanish: Semillero de San Cristóbal
Spanish (Spain): Semillero de San Cristóbal
French: Pèrenoir de Porto Rico (grandis), Pèrenoir de Porto Rico (Saint-Kitts), Pèrenoir de Saint-Kitts, Sporophile de Saint-Kitts, Sporophile de St Kitts
French (AOU): Sporophile de Saint-Kitts
Japanese: セントキッツクロウソ
Scientific: Loxigilla portoricensis grandis, Loxigilla portoricensis grandis †, Melopyrrha grandis, Melopyrrha portoricensis grandis, Pyrrhulagra portoricensis grandis
Dutch: Sint-Kittsdikbekje
Polish: gilówka duża
Portuguese: bicudo-de-são-cristóvão
Portuguese (Portugal): sementeiro-de-são-cristóvão
Slovak: ostrovčan svätokrištofský
Serbian: Zimovka sa ostrva Sveti Kits
Swedish: saintkittstangara
Turkish: San Kristofer Şakrağı
Chinese: 圣基茨岛牛雀

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