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Black Scimitar-bill

Rhinopomastus aterrimus (Stephens, JF 1826)

The black scimitarbill, also known as the black wood hoopoe, is a species of bird in the family Phoeniculidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Phoeniculidae
Genus:
   Rhinopomastus
Scientific:
  Rhinopomastus aterrimus


Original description

Citation:
  (Stephens, JF 1826)

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

Protonym:
  Promerops aterrimus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/176177#page/327/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9C69D0FD53619E76

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9C69D0FD

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
English:
Black Scimitar-bill
Catalan:
Puput arbòria negra
Czech:
dudkovec černý
Danish:
Sort Seglhærfugl
German:
Violettsichelhopf
Spanish:
Abubilla arbórea negra
Spanish (Spain):
Abubilla Arbórea Negra
Finnish:
mustasäihkyjä
French:
Irrisor noir
Croatian:
crni pupavac
Hungarian:
fekete sarlósbanka
Icelandic:
Negragarpur
Italian:
Becco a scimitarra nero
Japanese (romaji):
kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese:
クロモリヤツガシラ
Lithuanian:
Juodasis kopikinis kukutis
Dutch:
Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartsabelnebb
Norwegian:
Svartsabelnebb
Polish:
czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese:
Zombeteiro-preto
Russian:
Чёрный древесный 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


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)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus 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]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2019:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
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 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 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) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black Wood-Hoopoe ( Phoeniculus aterrimus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Phoeniculus aterrimus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black Scimitar-bill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black Scimitarbill ( Rhinopomastus aterrimus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black Scimitarbill ( 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

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bulgarian: Черен дървесен папуняк
Catalan: Puput arbòria negra, Puput dels arbres negre
Czech: Dudkovec cerný, dudkovec černý
Welsh: Copog goed ddu
Danish: Sort Seglhærfugl
German: Mohrensichelhopf, Sichelhopf, Violettsichelhopf, 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, HBW: Black Scimitarbill
English (IOC): Black Scimitarbill
English (United States): Black Scimitarbill
Esperanto: Nigra rinopomasto
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
Frisian: Swarte beamhûpe
Irish: Húpú dubh
Galician: Zombeteiro preto
Croatian: crni pupavac
Hungarian: fekete sarlósbanka
Icelandic: Negragarpur
Italian: Becco a scimitarra nero, Upupa arboricola nera
Japanese (romaji): kuromoriyatsugashira
Japanese: クロモリヤツガシラ
Kazakh: қара ағаш бәбісегі
Kirghiz: кара кылычтумшук үпүп
Scientific: Phoeniculus aterrimus, Promerops aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus, Rhinopomastus aterrimus aterrimus
Lithuanian: Juodasis kopikinis kukutis
Latvian: Melnais līkknābja pupuķis
Dutch: Zwarte Boomhop
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartsabelnebb
Norwegian: Svartsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek ciemnodzioby
Portuguese: Zombeteiro-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): Zombeteiro-preto
Russian: Малый удод, Чёрный древесный удод, Чёрный лесной удод
Slovak: dudkovec čierny
Serbian: Crni šumski pupavac
Swedish: Svart sabelnäbb
Turkish: Kara orakgaga, Kara ormanibibiği
Ukrainian: Ірисор чорний
Chinese: 黑弯嘴戴胜
Chinese (Traditional): 黑林戴勝

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