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Malabar Flameback

Chrysocolaptes socialis Koelz, WN 1939

The Malabar flameback is a species of bird in the woodpecker family Picidae. It is endemic to the Western Ghats of India. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Chrysocolaptes
Scientific:
  Chrysocolaptes socialis


Original description

Citation:
  Koelz, WN 1939

Reference:
   Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 52 p.78

Protonym:
  Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34606410#page/100/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8AE05AA781D04CD8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8AE05AA7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8AE05AA7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686589

Geographic range:

  • Chrysocolaptes socialis: Coastal w India
English:
Malabar Flameback
Danish:
Indisk Sultanspætte
French:
Pic de Malabar
Dutch:
Malabargoudrugspecht
Polish:
sułtan indyjski
Portuguese:
peto-do-malabar
Slovak:
zlatoš indický
Swedish:
malabarsultanspett
Chinese:
马拉巴金背啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Malabar Flameback ( Chrysocolaptes socialis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Flameback (socialis) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Greater Flameback (Malabar) ( Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Malabar Flameback ( Chrysocolaptes socialis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Malabar Flameback ( Chrysocolaptes socialis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Chrysocolaptes [guttacristatus or socialis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Danish: Indisk Sultanspætte
German: Goldmantel-Sultanspecht (socialis)
English: Greater Flameback (Malabar), Greater Flameback (socialis), Malabar Flameback
English, HBW: Greater Flameback (Malabar)
English (IOC): Greater Flameback (Malabar)
English (United States): Greater Flameback (Malabar)
Spanish: Pito Sultán Grande (socialis)
Spanish (Spain): Pito Sultán Grande (socialis)
French: Pic à dos cramoisi (socialis), Pic de Malabar, Pic de Tickell (socialis), Pic sultan (socialis)
Japanese (romaji): ookoganegera (socialis)
Japanese: オオコガネゲラ (socialis), オオコガネゲラ(socialis)
Scientific: Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus socialis, Chrysocolaptes lucidus socialis, Chrysocolaptes socialis
Dutch: Malabargoudrugspecht
Norwegian: sultanspett (socialis)
Polish: sułtan indochiński (socialis), sułtan indyjski
Portuguese: peto-do-malabar
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-sultão-grande (socialis)
Russian: Большой дятел-султан (socialis)
Slovak: zlatoš indický, zlatoš indický (skup.)
Serbian: Velika vatroleđa žuna (malabarska)
Swedish: malabarsultanspett, större sultanspett (socialis)
Thai: นกหัวขวานสี่นิ้วหลังทอง (ตะวันตก)
Turkish: Büyük alev sırtlı ağaçkakan (socialis), Büyük Alevsırt (socialis)
Chinese: 大金背啄木鸟 (socialis), 马拉巴金背啄木鸟

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