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White-breasted Mesite

Mesitornis variegatus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1838)

The White-breasted Mesite (Mesitornis variegatus) is a ground-dwelling bird endemic to Madagascar. One of three species in the mesite family Mesitornithidae, it has a small population and is restricted to five sites in the north and west of the island. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Mesitornithiformes
Family:
  Mesitornithidae
Genus:
  Mesitornis

Scientific:
  Mesitornis variegatus

Citation:
  (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1838)

Reference:
  Compt.Rend. 6 p.444

Protonym:
  Mesites variegata

Avibase ID:
  ABDA1FE517C51198

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ABDA1FE5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 707807


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Mesitornis variegatus: Deciduous dry forests of w Madagascar
English:
White-breasted Mesite
Czech:
mesit běloprsý
German:
Kurzfuß-Stelzenralle
Danish:
Hvidbrystet Drosselrikse
Spanish:
Mesito Pechiblanco
Finnish:
kirjokyyhkyrääkkä
French:
Mésite variée
Italian:
Mesite pettobianco
Japanese:
munajirokuinamodoki
Japanese:
ムナジロクイナモドキ
Dutch:
Witborststeltral
Norwegian:
Brunvingemesitt
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunvengmesitt
Polish:
madagaskarnik plamisty
Portuguese:
Mesito-de-peito-branco
Russian:
Белогрудый мадагаскарский пастушок
Slovak:
mezita pestrá
Swedish:
vitbröstad mesit
Ukrainian:
Роутело білогрудий
Chinese:
白胸拟鹑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mésite variée ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mésite variée ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 1st edition:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesoenas variegatta)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 4th edition:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Clements 6th edition:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements, version 2015:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements, version 2016:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements, version 2017:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Clements, version 2018:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 1.50:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 1.52:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 1.53:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 1.54:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 1.55:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 2015:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 2016:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 2017:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
eBird version 2018:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegatus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
James Lee Peters:
Mesoenas variegata
James Lee Peters (original):
Mesoenas variegata
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Mesoenas variegata
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-breasted Mesite ( Mesitornis variegata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mesitornis variegatus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mesitornis variegatus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Mesitornis cellut
Czech: Mesit beloprsý, mesit běloprsý
Danish: Hvidbrystet Drosselrikse
German: Kurzfußstelzenralle, Kurzfuß-Stelzenralle
English: Roatelo, Varied Mesite, White breasted Mesite, White-breasted Mesite, White-breasted Mesito, White-breasted Roatelo
English (IOC): White-breasted Mesite
Spanish: Mesito de Pecho Blanco, Mesito Pechiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Mesito Pechiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-breasted Mesite
Estonian: valgerind-roatelo
Finnish: Kirjokyyhkyrääkkä
French: Mésite variée
Hungarian: fehértorkú lábasguvat
Italian: Mesena pettobianco, Mesite pettobianco
Japanese: munajirokuinamodoki
Japanese: ムナジロクイナモドキ
Scientific: Mesites variegata, Mesitornis variegata, Mesitornis variegatus, Mesoenas variegata, Mesoenas variegatta
Lithuanian: Baltakrūtė vištelė
Malagasy: Arefy, Pangalatrovy, Tolohon'ala
Dutch: Witborststeltral, Witborst-steltral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunvengmesitt
Norwegian: Brunvingemesitt
Polish: madagaskarnik plamisty
Portuguese: Mesito-de-peito-branco
Russian: Белогрудый мадагаскарский пастушок, Белогрудый месит
Slovak: mezita pestrá
Serbian: Belogrudi mezit
Swedish: Vitbröstad duvrall, vitbröstad mesit
Turkish: Ak Karınlı Mezit
Ukrainian: Роутело білогрудий
Chinese: 白胸拟鹑
Chinese (Traditional): 白胸擬鶉

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