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Forest Weaver
Ploceus bicolor Vieillot, 1819
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Ploceus

Scientific:
  Ploceus bicolor

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 34 p.127

Protonym:
  Ploceus bicolor

Avibase ID:
  7031228660FD7F1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/70312286

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562290

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus bicolor bicolor: E Cape Province to KwaZulu Natal
  • Ploceus bicolor tephronotus: Extreme se Nigeria and Cameroon; Bioko
  • Ploceus bicolor mentalis: northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southeastern South Sudan (Imatong Mountains), Uganda, and western Kenya
  • Ploceus bicolor kigomaensis: S Democratic Republic of the Congo to Zambia and extreme w Tanzania
  • Ploceus bicolor amaurocephalus: N Angola
  • Ploceus bicolor kersteni: Extreme s Somalia to coastal e Kenya and e Tanzania
  • Ploceus bicolor [stictifrons, lebomboensis or sclateri]: SE Tanzania to e Zimbabwe, Mozambique and n KwaZulu Natal
  • Ploceus bicolor sylvanus: E Zimbabwe and adjacent w Mozambique
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Forest Weaver
Czech:
  snovač tmavohřbetý
German:
  Waldweber
Danish:
  Sortrygget Skovvæver
Spanish:
  Tejedor Bicolor
Finnish:
  metsäkutoja
French:
  Tisserin bicolore
Italian:
  Tessitore di foresta
Japanese:
  nishokuhataori
Japanese:
  ニショクハタオリ
Dutch:
  Woudwever
Norwegian:
  Skogvever
Polish:
  wiklacz dwubarwny
Portuguese:
  Tecelão de dorso escuro
Russian:
  Лесной ткач
Slovak:
  pletiarka dvojfarebná
Swedish:
  skogsvävare
Chinese:
  灰背织雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Tisserin bicolore ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Tisserin bicolore ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Dark-backed Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Ploceus bicolor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Ploceus bicolor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Ploceus bicolor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Forest Weaver ( Ploceus bicolor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ploceus bicolor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Ploceus bicolor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bosmusikant
Catalan: teixidor bicolor
Czech: Snovac dvojbarvý, snovač tmavohřbetý
Danish: Sortrygget Skovvæver
German: Waldweber, Wald-Weber
English: Dark-backed Weaver, Eastern Forest Weaver, Forest Weaver
English (Kenya): Dark-backed Weaver
English (South Africa): Dark-backed Weaver
Spanish: Tejedor Bicolor
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Bicolor
Finnish: Metsäkutoja
French: Tisserin à dos gris, Tisserin à front tacheté, Tisserin bicolore
Hungarian: erdei szövőmadár
Italian: Tessitore di foresta
Japanese: nishokuhataori
Japanese: ニショクハタオリ
Latin: Ploceus bicolor, Ploceus bicolor bicolor
Lithuanian: Miškinis audėjas
Dutch: Woudwever
Norwegian: Skogvever
Polish: wiklacz dwubarwny, wikłacz dwubarwny
Portuguese: Tecelão de dorso escuro, Tecelão-das-florestas, tecelão-de-dorso-escuro
Russian: Лесной ткач
Slovak: pletiarka dvojfarebná
Swedish: Skogsvävare
Swahili: Kwera Rangi-mbili
Xhosa: Ingilikingci
Chinese: 灰背织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 暗背織布鳥
Zulu: iTilongo

 

         

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