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African or Green-breasted Pitta

Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi] (= Pitta angolensis) Vieillot, 1816




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta angolensis

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1816

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. p.356

Protonym:
  Pitta angolensis

Avibase ID:
  90E5DB7ADE360142

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/90E5DB7A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562220

Geographic range:

  • Pitta angolensis angolensis: Southwest Cameroon to Gabon, nw Angola and w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Pitta angolensis pulih: Sierra Leone and se Guinea to w Cameroon
  • Pitta angolensis longipennis: Intratropical migrant (se Democratic Republic of the Congo to e South Africa)
  • Pitta reichenowi: Cameroon to n Gabon, sw CAR, Democratic Republic of the Congo and sw Uganda
English:
African or Green-breasted Pitta
French:
Brève d'Angola ou B. à poitrine verte


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African or Green-breasted Pitta ( Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Pitta ( Pitta angolensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Pitta ( Pitta angolensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
African Pitta ( Pitta angolensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pitta angolensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Pitta angolensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pitta angolensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Angolapitta
Czech: pita africká, Pita angolská
Danish: Afrikansk Pitta
German: Angolapitta
English: African or Green-breasted Pitta, African Pitta
Esperanto: Angola pito
Spanish: Pita Angoleña
Estonian: aafrika pita
Finnish: Afrikanpitta
French: Brève d'Angola, Brève d'Angola ou B. à poitrine verte, Brève de l'Angola, Brève de l'Angola ou B. à poitrine verte
Hungarian: afrikai pitta
Italian: Pitta africana
Japanese (romaji): afurikayairochou
Japanese: アフリカヤイロチョウ
Scientific: Pitta [angolensis or reichenowi], Pitta angolensis, Pitta angolensis angolensis
Lithuanian: Angolinė pita
Dutch: Angolapitta, Angola-pitta
Norwegian: Praktpitta
Polish: kurtaczek angolski
Portuguese: Pita-de-angola
Russian: Ангольская питта
Slovak: pita plavoprsá
Swedish: Afrikansk pitta
Swahili: Hinabuluu
Ukrainian: Піта ангольська
Chinese: 非洲八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲八色鳥

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