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Lesser Seedcracker

Pyrenestes minor Shelley, 1894

The Lesser Seedcracker (Pyrenestes minor) is a common species of estrildid finch found in sub-saharan Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 410,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Pyrenestes

Scientific:
  Pyrenestes minor

Citation:
  Shelley, 1894

Reference:
  Ibis p.20

Protonym:
  Pyrenestes minor

Avibase ID:
  A24ED82085D22227

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A24ED820

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562644

Geographic range:

  • Pyrenestes minor: E Tanzania to s Malawi, e Zimbabwe and n Mozambique
English:
Lesser Seedcracker
Czech:
rudoušek malý
German:
Grantastrild
Danish:
Lille Frøknækker
Spanish:
Estrilda Piquigorda Chica
Finnish:
pikkulyijynokka
French:
Petit Pyréneste
Italian:
Spaccasemi minore
Japanese:
kotanewarikinpara
Japanese:
コタネワリキンパラ
Dutch:
Granta-astrild
Norwegian:
Umbraastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Umbraastrild
Polish:
krasnoliczka brazowa
Portuguese:
Quebra-sementes do Niassa
Russian:
Пурпурный (огненный) астрильд
Slovak:
luskáčik malý
Swedish:
umbraastrild
Ukrainian:
Червонощок малий
Chinese:
小裂籽雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
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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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit Pyréneste ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor)
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pyrenestes ostrinus minor [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 2.4:
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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 4.3:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pyrenestes minor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Pyrenestes minor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pyrenestes minor [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lesser Seedcracker ( Pyrenestes minor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pyrenestes minor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pyrenestes minor [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pyrenestes [ostrinus, sanguineus or minor] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Oostelike Saadbrekertjie, Rooistertsaadvretertjie, Rooistertsaadvretertjie (Rooistertrobbin)
Catalan: estrilda becgrossa menut
Czech: Astrild cervenocerný, rudoušek malý
Danish: Lille Frøknækker
German: Grant Astrild, Grantastrild, Grant-Astrild, Kleinastrild, Kleiner Purpurastrild
English: Lesser Seedcracker, Lesser Seed-cracker, Nyasa Seedcracker, Nyasaland Seedcracker, Vincent's Seedcracker
English (IOC): Lesser Seedcracker
Spanish: Estrilda Piquigorda Chica, Pinzón Casca Nueces Chico
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Piquigorda Chica
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Seedcracker
Estonian: pruun-veriamadiin
Finnish: pikkulyijynokka, Pikkumurskaajapeippo
French: Gros-bec ponceau à torse brun, Petit Pyréneste, Petit-Grosbec ponceau
Hungarian: kis bíborasztrild
Italian: Spaccasemi minore
Japanese: kotanewarikimpara, kotanewarikinpara, kotanewatarikinpara
Japanese: コタネウァリキンパラ, コタネワタリキンパラ, コタネワリキンパラ
Scientific: Pirenestes minor, Pyrenestes minor, Pyrenestes ostrinus minor
Lithuanian: Mažoji purpurinė astrilda
Dutch: Granta-astrild, Kleine purperastrilde
Norwegian Nynorsk: Umbraastrild
Norwegian: Liten purpurastrild, Umbraastrild
Polish: krasnoliczka brazowa, krasnoliczka brązowa
Portuguese: estrilda-bicuda-pequena, Quebra-sementes do Niassa
Russian: Пурпурный (огненный) астрильд
Slovak: luskácik malý, luskáčik malý
Serbian: Mala purpurna astrilda
Swedish: Umbraastrild
Swahili: Mpasuambegu Mwekundu Mdogo
Ukrainian: Червонощок малий
Chinese: 小裂籽雀
Chinese (Traditional): 小砸籽雀

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