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African or Pale-billed Firefinch

Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae] (= Lagonosticta rubricata) (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Lagonosticta

Scientific:
  Lagonosticta rubricata

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.27

Protonym:
  F. [ringilla] rubricata

Avibase ID:
  A6034D7F44F99D2B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A6034D7F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560649

Geographic range:

  • Lagonosticta rubricata rubricata: South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique south of Save R.
  • Lagonosticta rubricata polionota: Guinea to Nigeria
  • Lagonosticta rubricata [congica or ugandae]: Cameroon south to northern Angola, east to South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and western Uganda
  • Lagonosticta rubricata haematocephala: eastern South Sudan, Eritrea, and Ethiopia south through Uganda and Kenya to Zambia, eastern Zimbabwe, Malawi, and central Mozambique
  • Lagonosticta landanae: Cabinda and lower Congo River to nw Angola and s Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
African or Pale-billed Firefinch
Czech:
amarant tmavý
German:
Dunkelamarant
Danish:
Mørkerød Amarant
Spanish:
Amaranta Ocre
Finnish:
tuliruusupeippo
French:
Amarante foncé ou A. de Landana
Italian:
Amaranto africano
Japanese:
kagerouchou
Japanese:
カゲロウチョウ
Dutch:
Donkerrode Amarant
Norwegian:
Svartnebbamarant
Polish:
amarantka zmienna
Portuguese:
Peito-de-fogo-de-bico-azul
Russian:
Тёмно-красный амарант
Slovak:
amarant tmavý
Swedish:
Mörkröd amarant
Ukrainian:
Амарант червоний
Chinese:
灰顶火雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Pale-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
African Firefinch ( Lagonosticta rubricata) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Lagonosticta [rubricata, landanae, rhodopareia, virata or umbrinodorsalis]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Kaapse Vuurvinkie
Catalan: amaranta fosca
Czech: amarant tmavý
Danish: Mørkerød Amarant
German: Dunkelamarant
English: African Firefinch, African or Pale-billed Firefinch
Spanish: Amaranta Ocre, Pinzón Candela Oscuro
Estonian: võsa-leekamadiin
Finnish: tuliruusupeippo
French: Amarante foncé, Amarante foncé ou A. de Landana
Hungarian: sötétvörös amarant
Italian: Amaranto africano
Japanese: kagerouchou
Japanese: カゲロウチョウ
Scientific: F. [ringilla] rubricata, Lagonosticta [rubricata or landanae], Lagonosticta rubricata, Lagonosticta rubricata rubricata
Lithuanian: Afrikinis amarantas
Dutch: Donkerrode Amarant
Norwegian: Svartnebbamarant
Polish: amarantka zmienna
Portuguese: Peito-de-fogo-de-bico-azul
Russian: Тёмно-красный амарант
Slovak: amarant tmavý
Swedish: Mörkröd amarant
Swahili: Mtolondo Biliwili
Ukrainian: Амарант червоний
Xhosa: Isicibilili
Chinese: 灰顶火雀
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頂火雀
Zulu: ubuCubu

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