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Giant Pitta (caeruleus)

Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus (Raffles, TS 1822)

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Hydrornis
Scientific:
  Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus


Original description

Citation:
  (Raffles, TS 1822)

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.301

Protonym:
  Myiothera caerulea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/755047


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  982390FDEB633206

Avibase ID:
  avibase-982390FD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/982390FD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 711663

Geographic range:

  • Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus: S Myanmar, s Thailand, Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
English:
Giant Pitta (caeruleus)
French:
Brève géante (caeruleus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Hydrornis caeruleus

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Other synonyms

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German: Riesenpitta
English: Giant Pitta, Giant Pitta (caeruleus), Giant Pitta (nominate)
Spanish: Pita Gigante
French: Brève géante, Brève géante (caeruleus), Brève géante (nominal), Brève géante (nominale), Brève géante (race nominale)
Italian: Pitta gigante
Scientific: Brachyurus Davisoni, Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus, Myiothera caerulea, Pitta caerulea caerulea, Pitta gigas

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