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Green White-eye
Zosterops virens Sundevall, 1850
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Zosteropidae
Genus:
  Zosterops

Scientific:
  Zosterops virens

Citation:
  Sundevall, 1850

Reference:
  Oefv.Vet.-Akad.Forh. 26["1869"] 7, p. 101

Protonym:
  Zosterops virens

Avibase ID:
  6F71B81DE129B92A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6F71B81D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 917131

Geographic range:

  • Zosterops virens: eastern South Africa (eastern Eastern Cape to eastern Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, and Mpumalanga), Swaziland, and southwestern Mozambique
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Green White-eye
Danish:
  Olivenbrillefugl
French:
  Zostérops vert
Japanese:
  midorimejiro
Japanese:
  ケープメジロ (virens)
Dutch:
  Kaapse Brilvogel
Polish:
  szlarnik zielony
Slovak:
  okánik juhoafrický
Swedish:
  Grön glasögonfågel
Chinese:
  南非绣眼鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Zostérops vert ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Green White-eye ( Zosterops virens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops pallidus virens)
eBird version 1.53:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops pallidus virens)
eBird version 1.54:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops pallidus virens)
eBird version 1.55:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops capensis virens)
eBird version 2015:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops capensis virens)
eBird version 2016:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops capensis virens)
eBird version 2017:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops capensis virens)
eBird version 2018:
   Cape White-eye (Green) ( Zosterops virens virens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Zosterops pallida virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Zosterops pallidus virens [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Zosterops virens virens [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Zosterops capensis virens [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Zosterops [pallidus, virens or capensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kaapse Glasogie
Danish: Olivenbrillefugl
English: Cape White-eye, Cape White-eye (Green), Green White-eye
Spanish (Spain): Anteojitos del Cabo (virens)
French: Zostérops du Cap (vert), Zostérops du Cap (virens), Zostérops vert
Japanese: ke-pumejiro (virens), midorimejiro
Japanese: ケープメジロ (virens)
Latin: Zosterops capensis virens, Zosterops pallida virens, Zosterops pallidus virens, Zosterops vaalensis virens, Zosterops virens, Zosterops virens virens
Dutch: Kaapse Brilvogel, Kaapse Brilvogel (virens)
Norwegian: kappbrillefugl (virens)
Polish: szlarnik zielony
Slovak: okánik juhoafrický
Swedish: Grön glasögonfågel, kapglasögonfågel (virens)
Chinese: 南非绣眼鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 南非繡眼

 

         

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