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Elegant, Ornate or Two-striped Pitta

Pitta [elegans, concinna or vigorsii] (= Pitta elegans) Temminck, CJ 1836

The elegant pitta is a species of passerine bird in the pitta family Pittidae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it is found in the Lesser Sunda Islands and Moluccas. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Pitta
Scientific:
  Pitta elegans


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.591

Protonym:
  Pitta elegans


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A94C9666ABA594D6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A94C9666

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A94C9666


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562227

Geographic range:

  • Pitta elegans elegans: breeds Timor and associated islands (Semau, Rote); winters in the Sulawesi region and the central Moluccas
  • Pitta elegans virginalis: Tanahjampea, Kalaotoa and Kalao islands (off Sulawesi)
  • Pitta elegans maria: Lesser Sundas (Sumba)
  • Pitta concinna: Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Adonara, Lomblen and Alor islands
  • Pitta vigorsii: Seram, Watubela, Banda, Tayandu, Kai and Tanimbar islands
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English:
Elegant, Ornate or Two-striped Pitta
German:
Sundaschmuckpitta/Schmuckpitta/Weißkehl-Schmuckpitta
Spanish:
Pita Ventrinegra/Elegante/Gorjiblanca
Spanish (Spain):
Pita ventrinegra/elegante/gorjiblanca
French:
Brève élégante, B. de Lombok ou B. de Vigors
Slovak:
pita žltoprsá/pôvabná/bielobradá


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant, Ornate or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans, concinna or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Elegant or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans or vigorsii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Elegant, Ornate or Two-striped Pitta ( Pitta [elegans, concinna or vigorsii])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Brève élégante ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Ornate/Elegant/Banda Sea Pitta ( Pitta concinna/elegans/vigorsii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta elegans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta elegans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Pitta [moluccensis, megarhyncha, elegans or vigorsii]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: pita elegant
Czech: Pita ozdobná
Danish: Pragtpitta
German: Goldbauchpitta, Schmuckpitta, Schmuck-Pitta, Sundaschmuckpitta/Schmuckpitta/Weißkehl-Schmuckpitta
English: Elegant or Two-striped Pitta, Elegant Pitta, Elegant, Ornate or Two-striped Pitta, Irene Pitta, Ornate/Elegant/Banda Sea Pitta
English, HBW: Elegant Pitta
English (IOC): Elegant Pitta, Ornate/Elegant/Banda Sea Pitta
English (United States): Elegant Pitta, Ornate/Elegant/Banda Sea Pitta
Esperanto: Eleganta pito
Spanish: Pita Elegante, Pita Ventrinegra/Elegante/Gorjiblanca
Spanish (Spain): Pita Elegante, Pita ventrinegra/elegante/gorjiblanca
Spanish (HBW): Elegant Pitta
Estonian: hundpita
Finnish: Kaunopitta
French: Brève élégante, Brève élégante ou B. de Vigors, Brève élégante, B. de Lombok ou B. de Vigors
Croatian: žutoprsa pita
Hungarian: ékszerpitta
Indonesian: Paok, Paok Laus
Italian: Pitta elegante
Japanese (romaji): indoneshianodoguroyairochou, nodoguroyairochou
Japanese: インドネシアノドグロヤイロチョウ, ノドグロヤイロチョウ
Scientific: Pitta [elegans or vigorsii], Pitta [elegans, concinna or vigorsii], Pitta concinna/elegans/vigorsii, Pitta elegans, Pitta elegans elegans
Lithuanian: Elegantiškoji pita
Dutch: Ornaatpitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Elegantpitta
Norwegian: Elegantpitta
Polish: kurtaczek ozdobny
Portuguese (Portugal): Pita-elegante, pita-ornada/elegante/do-mar-de-banda
Russian: Стройная питта, Элегантная питта
Slovak: pita pôvabná, pita žltoprsá/pôvabná/bielobradá
Serbian: Kitnjasta pita
Swedish: praktjuveltrast, Praktpitta
Turkish: Ekru göğüslü pitta, Süslü/Ekru Göğüslü/Banda Denizi Pittası
Ukrainian: Піта жовтоброва
Chinese: 华丽八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅八色鳥

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