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Giant Weaver

Ploceus grandis (Gray, GR 1844)

The giant weaver is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It is endemic to São Tomé Island. It can climb trees and branches, rather like a treecreeper or sittella. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Ploceus
Scientific:
  Ploceus grandis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gray, GR 1844)

Reference:
   Gen. Birds 2 Ploceinae p.1

Protonym:
  Hyphantornis grandis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43661481


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9569D11764F70F3D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9569D117

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9569D117


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562301


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus grandis: São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)
English:
Giant Weaver
Catalan:
teixidor gegant
Czech:
snovač velký
Danish:
Kæmpevæver
German:
Riesenweber
Spanish:
Tejedor Gigante
Spanish (Spain):
Tejedor Gigante
Finnish:
jättikutoja
French:
Tisserin géant
Croatian:
velika pletilja
Hungarian:
óriás-szövőmadár
Italian:
Tessitore gigante
Japanese (romaji):
onihataori
Japanese:
オニハタオリ
Lithuanian:
Milžiniškasis audėjas
Dutch:
Reuzenwever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kjempevevar
Norwegian:
Kjempevever
Polish:
wikłacz wielki
Portuguese:
Tecelão-gigante
Russian:
Гигантский ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka veľká
Serbian:
Džinovska tekstor tkalja
Swedish:
jättevävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик гігантський
Chinese:
大织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
巨織布鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tisserin géant ( Ploceus grandis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tisserin géant ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements 1st edition:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements, version 2021:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements, version 2022:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements 4th edition:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ploceus grandis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ploceus grandis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ploceus grandis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Giant Weaver ( Ploceus grandis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus grandis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus grandis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: teixidor gegant
Czech: Snovac velký, snovač velký
Danish: Kæmpevæver
German: Riesenweber, Riesen-Weber
English: Giant Weaver
English, HBW: Giant Weaver
English (IOC): Giant Weaver
English (United States): Giant Weaver
Esperanto: Granda ploceo
Spanish: Tejedor Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Giant Weaver
Finnish: Jättikutoja
French: Malimbe géant, Tisserin géant
Croatian: velika pletilja
Hungarian: óriás-szövőmadár
Italian: Tessitore gigante
Japanese (romaji): onihataori, oohataori
Japanese: オオハタオリ, オニハタオリ
Kirghiz: дөө өрмөкчү
Scientific: Hyphantornis grandis, Malimbus grandis, Ploceus collaris, Ploceus grandis
Lithuanian: Milžiniškasis audėjas
Dutch: Reuzenwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kjempevevar
Norwegian: Kjempevever
Polish: wiklacz wielki, wikłacz wielki
Portuguese: Tecelão-gigante
Portuguese (Portugal): tecelão-gigante
Russian: Большой ткач, Гигантский ткач
Slovak: pletiarka veľká
Serbian: Džinovska tekstor tkalja, Džinovska tkalja
Swedish: Jättevävare
Turkish: Dev Dokumacı
Ukrainian: Ткачик гігантський
Chinese: 大织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 巨織布鳥

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