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Rufous-crowned Bee-eater

Merops americanus Müller, PLS 1776

The rufous-crowned bee-eater is a species of bird in the family Meropidae. It is endemic to the Philippines, where it is widely distributed. Despite its scientific name, it is not found in the New World, and its name is likely erroneous. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Meropidae
Genus:
   Merops
Scientific:
  Merops americanus


Original description

Citation:
  Müller, PLS 1776

Reference:
   Linné vollst. Natursyst. Suppl. Reg. Bd. Suppl. p.95

Protonym:
  Merops americanus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52710048


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  883932EE2AC6BCE8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-883932EE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/883932EE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693111

Geographic range:

  • Merops americanus: Philippine Islands
English:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
Catalan:
Abellerol de les Filipines
German:
Rotscheitelspint
Spanish:
Abejaruco filipino
Spanish (Spain):
Abejaruco Filipino
French:
Guêpier à gorge verte
Croatian:
filipinska pčelarica
Japanese (romaji):
akakanmurihachikui
Japanese:
アカカンムリハチクイ
Dutch:
Roestkruinbijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rustkronebietar
Norwegian:
rustkronebieter
Polish:
żołna czerwonołbista
Portuguese:
abelharuco-de-coroa-ruiva
Slovak:
včelárik filipínsky
Serbian:
Pčelarica riđeg temena
Swedish:
blåstrupig biätare (americanus)
Chinese:
棕冠蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional):
棕冠蜂虎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Rufous-crowned Bee-eater ( Merops americanus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merops viridis americanus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Merops [viridis or americanus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Abellerol de les Filipines
German: Rotscheitelspint
English: Blue-throated Bee-eater (americanus), Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
English, HBW: Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
English (IOC): Blue-throated Bee-eater (Rufous-crowned)
English (Philippines): Blue-throated Bee-eater
English (United States): Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
Spanish: Abejaruco filipino
Spanish (Spain): Abejaruco Filipino
Spanish (HBW): Rufous-crowned Bee-eater
French: Guêpier à gorge bleue (americanus), Guêpier à gorge verte, Guêpier des Philippines
Croatian: filipinska pčelarica
Japanese (romaji): akakanmurihachikui
Japanese: アカカンムリハチクイ
Scientific: Merops americanus, Merops bicolor, Merops minor, Merops viridis americanus
Dutch: Roestkruinbijeneter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rustkronebietar
Norwegian: rustkronebieter
Polish: żołna czerwonołbista
Portuguese: abelharuco-de-coroa-ruiva
Portuguese (Portugal): abelharuco-filipino
Slovak: včelárik filipínsky
Serbian: Pčelarica riđeg temena
Swedish: blåstrupig biätare (americanus)
Turkish: Filipin yeşil arıkuşu
Chinese: 棕冠蜂虎
Chinese (Traditional): 棕冠蜂虎

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