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Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise

Lophorina superba (Forster, JR, 1781)

The greater lophorina, superb-bird-of-paradise, or greater superb bird-of-paradise is a species of the Paradisaeidae (bird-of-paradise) family. It was considered the sole species in the genus until in 2017 it was recognised that there were three species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Paradisaeidae
Genus:
   Lophorina
Scientific:
  Lophorina superba


Original description

Citation:
  (Forster, JR, 1781)

Reference:
  IndischeZool. p.40

Protonym:
  Paradisea Superba

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9E69DE40C981B2F4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9E69DE40

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9E69DE40


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560875

Geographic range:

  • Lophorina superba [superba or feminina]: montane western New Guinea, from the Kobowre Mountains (West Papua, Indonesia) to the Sepik-Strickland River Divide (western Papua New Guinea)
  • Lophorina superba addenda: eastern ranges of New Guinea, from the Yuat-Strickland River Divide and the base of the southeastern Peninsula, Papua New Guinea
  • Lophorina superba latipennis: eastern New Guinea (mountains of the Huon Peninsula, and presumably also the Herzog and Adelbert Ranges)
English:
Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise
Catalan:
ocell del paradís superb
Czech:
rajka nádherná
Danish:
Stor Kraveparadisfugl
German:
Pracht-Kragenparadiesvogel
Spanish:
Ave del Paraíso Soberbia Mayor
Spanish (Spain):
Ave del paraíso soberbia mayor
Finnish:
rusettiparatiisilintu
French:
Paradisier superbe
Croatian:
lepezasta rajska ptica
Hungarian:
galléros paradicsommadár
Italian:
Uccello del paradiso superbo
Japanese (romaji):
katakakefuuchou
Japanese:
カタカケフウチョウ
Lithuanian:
loforina
Dutch:
Grote Kraagparadijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fabelparadisfugl
Norwegian:
Fabelparadisfugl
Polish:
ozdobnik lirogłowy
Portuguese:
ave-do-paraíso-soberba
Russian:
Большая лофорина
Slovak:
rajka pôvabná
Swedish:
större kragparadisfågel
Ukrainian:
Оздобник зеленоволий
Chinese:
华美极乐鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
華美天堂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Superb Bird-of-Paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Superb Bird-of-Paradise ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Greater Lophorina ( Lophorina superba) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lophorina [superba or niedda] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Голяма превъзходна райска птица
Catalan: ocell del paradís superb
Czech: rajka nádherná
Danish: Stor Kraveparadisfugl
German: Kragenparadiesvogel, Pracht-Kragenparadiesvogel
English: Greater Lophorina, Greater Superb Bird-of-paradise
English, HBW: Superb Bird-of-paradise (Greater)
English (IOC): Greater Lophorina
English (United States): Greater Lophorina
Spanish: Ave del paraíso soberbia, Ave del Paraíso Soberbia Mayor
Spanish (Spain): Ave del paraíso soberbia, Ave del paraíso soberbia mayor
Spanish (Mexico): Ave de Paraíso Estupenda Mayor
Estonian: hõlmik-paradiisilind
Finnish: rusettiparatiisilintu
French: Paradisier superbe, Paradisier superbe (superba)
Croatian: lepezasta rajska ptica
Hungarian: galléros paradicsommadár
Indonesian: Cendrawasih kerah
Italian: Uccello del paradiso superbo
Japanese (romaji): katakakefuuchou
Japanese: カタカケフウチョウ
Scientific: Lophorina atra, Lophorina superba, Lophorina superba superba, Paradisea Superba
Lithuanian: loforina
Dutch: Grote Kraagparadijsvogel, Kraagparadijsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fabelparadisfugl
Norwegian: Fabelparadisfugl
Polish: ozdobnik lirogłowy
Portuguese: ave-do-paraíso-soberba
Portuguese (Portugal): ave-do-paraíso-soberba-grande
Russian: Большая лофорина, Чудная райская птица
Slovak: rajka pôvabná
Swedish: större kragparadisfågel
Turkish: Mavi yakalı cennetkuşu
Ukrainian: Оздобник зеленоволий
Chinese: 华美极乐鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 華美天堂鳥

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