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Western Violet-backed Sunbird

Anthreptes longuemarei (Lesson, 1831)

The Western Violet-backed Sunbird (Anthreptes longuemarei) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is the most widely ranging species in the violet-backed sunbird superspecies, ranging throughout a large part of tropical mainland sub-Saharan Africa not inhabited by other members of the superspecies. It is mainly found in regions with mesic woodland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Nectariniidae
Genus:
  Anthreptes

Scientific:
  Anthreptes longuemarei

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1831)

Reference:
  Ill.Zool.[Lesson] livr.8 textpl.23 ydP

Protonym:
  Cinnyris Longuemarei

Avibase ID:
  857DCDD5EE9607F3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/857DCDD5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 558620

Geographic range:

  • Anthreptes longuemarei longuemarei: Senegal to Guinea-Bissau
  • Anthreptes longuemarei haussarum: eastern Guinea and Liberia to northern Cameroon, extreme southwestern Sudan, South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northwestern Uganda, and western Kenya
  • Anthreptes longuemarei angolensis: Gabon, s Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola to w Tanzania and w Malawi
  • Anthreptes longuemarei nyassae: SE Tanzania to Malawi, e Mozambique and e Zimbabwe
English:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird
Czech:
strdimil fialovohřbetý
German:
Violettmantel-Nektarvogel
Danish:
Violetrygget Solfugl
Spanish:
Suimanga Violeta
Finnish:
purppuraselkämedestäjä
French:
Souimanga violet
Italian:
Nettarinia dorsoviola occidentale
Japanese:
sumirekobashitaiyouchou
Japanese:
スミレコバシタイヨウチョウ
Dutch:
Violetrughoningzuiger
Norwegian:
Fiolettryggsolfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fiolettryggsolfugl
Polish:
nektarzyk fioletowy
Portuguese:
Beija-flor-violeta
Russian:
Фиолетовая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak:
nektárovka fialová
Swedish:
violsolfågel
Ukrainian:
Саїманга фіолетова
Chinese:
西紫背食蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Souimanga violet ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Souimanga violet ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Anthreptes longuemarei [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthreptes longuemarei [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthreptes longuemarei [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Western Violet-backed Sunbird ( Anthreptes longuemarei) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthreptes longuemarei [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthreptes longuemarei [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Blousuikerbekkie
Catalan: suimanga porpra
Czech: Strdimil fialovohrbetý, strdimil fialovohřbetý
Danish: Violetrygget Solfugl
German: Violettmantel-Nektarvogel
English: African Violet-backed Sunbird, Violetbacked Sunbird, Violet-backed Sunbird, Western Violet backed Sunbird, Western Violetbacked Sunbird, Western Violet-backed Sunbird
English (IOC): Western Violet-backed Sunbird
English (Kenya): Western Violet-backed Sunbird
Spanish: Nectarina de Lomo Violeta, Suimanga Violeta
Spanish (Spain): Suimanga Violeta
Spanish (HBW): Western Violet-backed Sunbird
Finnish: Purppuraselkämedestäjä
French: Souimanga à dos violet, Souimanga de Longuemare, Souimanga violet
Hungarian: ibolyakékkabátos nektármadár
Italian: Nettarinia dorsoviola, Nettarinia dorsoviola occidentale
Japanese: murasakikakubitaiyouchou, sumirekobashitaiyouchou
Japanese: スミレコバシタイヨウチョウ, ムラサキカクビタイヨウチョウ
Scientific: Anthreptes longuemarei, Anthreptes longuemarei longuemarei, Cinnyris Longuemarei
Lithuanian: Vakarinė trumpauodegė nektarinukė
Dutch: Violetrughoningzuiger, Violetrug-honingzuiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fiolettryggsolfugl
Norwegian: Fiolettryggsolfugl
Polish: nektarzyk fioletowy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-violeta
Russian: Фиолетовая короткохвостая нектарница
Slovak: nektárovka fialová
Shona: Dzonya
Serbian: Zapadna sunčica ljubičastih leđa
Swedish: Västlig violettryggad solfågel, violsolfågel
Swahili: Chozi Mgongo-zambarau
Ukrainian: Саїманга фіолетова
Chinese: 西紫背食蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫背直嘴太陽鳥

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