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Red-bellied or Sula Pitta

Erythropitta erythrogaster [sensu lato] (= Erythropitta erythrogaster) (Temminck, CJ 1823)

The Philippine pitta or blue-breasted pitta, is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. It has a pointed beak and has a red belly with a green blue band above. It is found in Indonesia and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It was considered the nominate subspecies of the red-bellied pitta. This species has a wingspan of 20 - 25cm and is 17.5 - 20cm tall. In the class Aves it lays eggs and has feathers covering its entire body, it also has wings and can fly. As the illustration on your right shows it has short tail feathers and has a small brown head. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Erythropitta
Scientific:
  Erythropitta erythrogaster


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1823)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.36 pl.212

Protonym:
  Pitta erythrogaster


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6B81BBC29334C3A7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6B81BBC2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6B81BBC2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562229

Geographic range:

  • Erythropitta erythrogaster [erythrogaster or thompsoni]: Philippine Islands (except Palawan group)
  • Erythropitta erythrogaster propinqua: SW Philippines (Palawan and Balabac)
  • Erythropitta yairocho: Sulu Islands, Philippines
  • Erythropitta inspeculata: Talaud Islands
  • Erythropitta celebensis: Sulawesi, Manterawu I. and Togian Islands
  • Erythropitta caeruleitorques: Sangihe I. (ne of Sulawesi)
  • Erythropitta palliceps: Siau and Tahulandang islands (Celebes Sea)
  • Erythropitta dohertyi: Banggai Is. (Peleng, Banggai) and Sula Is. (Taliabu, Seho, Mangole)
  • Erythropitta rufiventris [rufiventris or obiensis]: Morotai, Halmahera, Kasiruta, Bacan, Moti, Damar and Obi islands
  • Erythropitta rufiventris cyanonota: Ternate I. (North Moluccas)
  • Erythropitta rufiventris bernsteini: Gebe I. (east of Halmahera)
  • Erythropitta rubrinucha: Buru I. (South Moluccas)
  • Erythropitta piroensis: Seram I. (South Moluccas)
  • Erythropitta macklotii [macklotii, oblita, aruensis or kuehni]: Aru Islands, Raja Ampat Islands, and western and southern New Guinea
  • Erythropitta macklotii digglesi: breeds northeastern Cape York Peninsula, Australia; winters in New Guinea
  • Erythropitta macklotii loriae: southeastern New Guinea
  • Erythropitta habenichti: N New Guinea (Weyland Mts. to Astrolabe Bay)
  • Erythropitta finschii: D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Fergusson and Goodenough Islands; recent sight records from Normanby Island probably also refer to this species), off of southeastern New Guinea
  • Erythropitta novaehibernicae novaehibernicae: New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Erythropitta novaehibernicae extima: New Hanover (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Erythropitta splendida: Tabar I. (e of New Ireland)
  • Erythropitta gazellae: S Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and adjacent islands)
  • Erythropitta meeki: Rossel I. (Louisiade Archipelago)
  • Show more...
English:
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta
French:
Brève à ventre rouge ou B. des Sula


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta [erythrogaster or dohertyi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta [erythrogaster or dohertyi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-bellied or Sula Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster [sensu lato])
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Brève à ventre rouge ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-breasted Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-breasted Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-bellied Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-bellied Pitta ( Erythropitta erythrogaster) [version 4]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-breasted Pitta ( Pitta erythrogaster) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pitta erythrogaster [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pitta erythrogaster [version 3]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pitta erythrogaster [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta erythrogaster [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Erythropitta erythrogaster [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: pita de ventre roig
Cebuano: lioko
Czech: Pita cervenobrichá, pita červenobřichá
Danish: Rødbuget Pitta
German: Blaubrustpitta
English: Blue-breasted Pitta, Red-bellied or Sula Pitta, Red-bellied Pitta, Red-breasted Pitta
Esperanto: Ruĝventra pito
Spanish: Pita Ventrirroja
Estonian: sinipugu-pita
Finnish: Sundanpitta
French: Brève à ventre rouge, Brève à ventre rouge ou B. des Sula
Hungarian: vöröshasú pitta
Indonesian: Paok dada merah, Paok Mopo
Italian: Pitta panciarossa, Pitta ventrerosso
Japanese (romaji): akaharayairochou
Japanese: アカハラヤイロチョウ
Scientific: Erythropitta erythrogaster, Erythropitta erythrogaster [sensu lato], Pitta [erythrogaster or dohertyi], Pitta erythrogaster, Pitta erythrogaster [sensu lato], Pitta erythrogaster erythrogaster
Lithuanian: Raudonpilvė pita
Dutch: Roodbuikpitta
Norwegian: Rødbukpitta
Polish: kurtaczek czerwonobrzuchy
Russian: Краснобрюхая питта
Slovak: pita červenobruchá
Swedish: Rödbukad pitta, rödbukig juveltrast
Ukrainian: Піта червоночерева
Chinese: 红胸八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 紅腹八色鳥

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