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Meves's Glossy-Starling
Lamprotornis mevesii (Wahlberg, 1856)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
  Lamprotornis

Scientific:
  Lamprotornis mevesii

Citation:
  (Wahlberg, 1856)

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 13 p.174

Protonym:
  Juida Mevesii

Avibase ID:
  69598630C935A7A2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/69598630

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560681

Geographic range:

  • Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii: Angola and n Namibia to Botswana, s Malawi and ne S Africa
  • Lamprotornis mevesii violacior: N Namibia and sw Angola
  • Lamprotornis mevesii benguelensis: Mopane woodlands of s end of w Angola escarpment
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Meves's Glossy-Starling
Czech:
  leskoptev baobabová
German:
  Mevesglanzstar
Danish:
  Mopaneglansstær
Spanish:
  Estornino de Meves
Finnish:
  peitsipyrstökottarainen
French:
  Choucador de Meves
Italian:
  Storno splendente di Meves
Japanese:
  shimaoonagaterimuku
Japanese:
  シマオオナガテリムク
Dutch:
  Meves' Langstaartglansspreeuw
Norwegian:
  Mopaneglansstær
Polish:
  blyszczak ciemny
Portuguese:
  Estorninho-rabilongo
Russian:
  Мевесов блестящий скворец
Slovak:
  liskavec tmavý
Swedish:
  mevesglansstare
Chinese:
  米氏辉椋鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Meves's Long-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Meves's Long-tailed Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Meves's Glossy-starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Choucador de Meves ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Choucador de Meves ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Meve's Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Meve's Glossy Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Meves' Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Meves' Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Meve's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Meve's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Meves's Long-tailed Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Meves's Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Meves' Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Lamprotornis mevesii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Lamprotornis mevesii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Lamprotornis mevesii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Meves's Glossy-Starling ( Lamprotornis mevesii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lamprotornis mevesii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Lamprotornis mevesii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Langstertglansspreeu
Catalan: estornell de Meves
Czech: leskoptev baobabová, Leskoptev medená
Danish: Mopaneglansstær
German: Meves Glanzstar, Mevesglanzstar, Meves-Glanzstar
English: Longtailed Glossy Starling, Long-tailed Purple Starling, Longtailed Starling, Long-tailed Starling, Mevers's Long-tailed Purple Starling, Meve's Glossy Starling, Meves' Glossy Starling, Meve's Glossy-Starling, Meves' Glossy-Starling, Meve's Long-tailed Glossy Starling, Meve's Longtailed Starling, Meve's Long-tailed Starling, Meve's Starling, Meves' starling, Meves's Glossy Starling, Meves's Glossy-Starling, Meves's Long-tailed Glossy Starling, Meves's Long-tailed Starling, Meves's Starling, Southern Long-tailed Glossy Starling, Southern Long-tailed Starling
Spanish: Estornino Brillante de Meve, Estornino de Meves
Finnish: Peitsipyrstökottarainen
French: Choucador de Meves, Étourneau métallique de Meves
Hungarian: Meves-fényseregély
Italian: Storno splendente di Meves, Storno splendido di Meves
Japanese: akaharaonagaterimuku, shimaoonagaterimuku
Japanese: アカハラオナガテリムク, シマオオナガテリムク
Kwangali: Ndjundju
Latin: Juida Mevesii, Lamprotornis mevesii, Lamprotornis mevesii mevesii
Lithuanian: Meveso blizgusis varnėnas
Dutch: Meves' Glansspreeuw, Meves' Langstaartglansspreeuw, Meves-glansspreeuw
Norwegian: Mopaneglansstær
Polish: blyszczak ciemny, błyszczak ciemny
Portuguese: Estorninho-rabilongo
Russian: Мевесов блестящий скворец
Slovak: liskavec tmavý
Shona: Mwazea
Swedish: Meves glansstare, mevesglansstare
Ukrainian: Мерл темний
Chinese: 米氏辉椋鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 長尾輝椋鳥

 

         

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