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Black Scimitar-bill
Rhinopomastus aterrimus (Stephens, 1826)
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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
  Rhinopomastus

Scientific:
  Rhinopomastus aterrimus

Citation:
  (Stephens, 1826)

Reference:
  Gen.Zool.[Shaw] 14 pt1 p.257

Protonym:
  Promerops aterrimus

Avibase ID:
  9C69D0FD53619E76

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9C69D0FD

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554475

Geographic range:

  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus aterrimus: Senegambia to w Sudan
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus emini: central Sudan to northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus notatus: Ethiopia
  • Rhinopomastus aterrimus anchietae: Democratic Republic of the Congo to western Zambia, Angola, and southeastern Gabon
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Scimitar-bill
Czech:
  dudkovec černý
German:
  Mohrensichelhopf
Danish:
  Sort Seglhærfugl
Spanish:
  Abubilla arbórea negra
Finnish:
  mustasäihkyjä
French:
  Irrisor noir
Icelandic:
  Negragarpur
Italian:
  Becco a scimitarra nero
Japanese:
  kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
  クロモリヤツガシラ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian:
  Svartsabelnebb
Polish:
  czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese:
  Zombeteiro-preto
Russian:
  Чёрный лесной удод
Slovak:
  dudkovec čierny
Swedish:
  svart sabelnäbb
Chinese:
  黑弯嘴戴胜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Irrisor noir ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Irrisor noir ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black Woodhoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black Wood Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black Woodhoopoe ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Wood-Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rhinopomastus aterrimus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rhinopomastus aterrimus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rhinopomastus [cyanomelas or aterrimus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Puput arbòria negra
Czech: Dudkovec cerný, dudkovec černý
Danish: Sort Seglhærfugl
German: Mohrensichelhopf, Sichelhopf, Zwergbaumhopf
English: Black Scimitar bill, Black Scimitarbill, Black Scimitar-bill, Black Wood Hoopoe, Black Woodhoopoe, Black Wood-Hoopoe, Lesser Woodhoopoe, Lesser Wood-Hoopoe, Scimitar-billed Wood-Hoopoe, Wood-Hoopoe
English (IOC): Black Scimitarbill
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Negra, Abubilla-arbórea Negra
Spanish (Spain): Abubilla Arbórea Negra
Spanish (HBW): Black Scimitar-bill
Estonian: savanni-saabelnokk
Finnish: Mustasäihkyjä
French: Irrisor noir, Petit Moqueur noir
Hungarian: fekete sarlósbanka
Icelandic: Negragarpur
Italian: Becco a scimitarra nero, Upupa arboricola nera
Japanese: kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese: クロモリヤツガシラ
Latin: Phoeniculus aterrimus, Promerops aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus aterrimus
Lithuanian: Juodasis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch: Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartsabelnebb
Norwegian: Svartsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese: Zombeteiro-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Zombeteiro-preto
Russian: Малый удод, Чёрный лесной удод
Slovak: dudkovec čierny
Serbian: Crni šumski pupavac
Swedish: Svart sabelnäbb
Ukrainian: Ірисор чорний
Chinese: 黑弯嘴戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 黑林戴勝

 

         

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