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Comoros Blue Vanga

Cyanolanius comorensis (Shelley, GE 1894)

The blue vanga is a bird species in the family Vangidae. It is in the monotypic genus Cyanolanius. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, and Mayotte, where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Vangidae
Genus:
   Cyanolanius
Scientific:
  Cyanolanius comorensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Shelley, GE 1894)

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 3 p.42

Protonym:
  Artamia comorensis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/140/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AF4CF9F8F3ADB513

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AF4CF9F8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AF4CF9F8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 919601


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Cyanolanius comorensis comorensis: Comoro Islands (Mohéli)
  • Cyanolanius comorensis bensoni: Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro); possibly extinct
English:
Comoros Blue Vanga
German:
Komorenvanga
Spanish:
Vanga azul de las Comoras
French:
Artamie des Comores


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Comoros Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue Vanga [Comoro] ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Comoros Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blue Vanga (Comoro) ( Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Comoros Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Comoro Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Leptopterus madagascarinus comorensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Leptopterus madagascarinus comorensis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Comoros Blue Vanga ( Cyanolanius comorensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Cyanolanius [madagascarinus or comorensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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German: Blauvanga (comorensis/bensoni), Komorenvanga
English: Blue Vanga (Comoro), Blue Vanga [Comoro], Comoro Blue Vanga, Comoros Blue Vanga
English, HBW: Comoro Blue Vanga
English (IOC): Blue Vanga (Comoro)
English (United States): Blue Vanga (Comoro)
Spanish: Vanga Azul (comorensis/bensoni), Vanga azul de las Comoras
Spanish (Spain): Vanga Azul (comorensis/bensoni)
Spanish (HBW): Blue Vanga (Comoro)
French: Artamie azurée (Comores), Artamie azurée [comorensis ou bensoni], Artamie des Comores
Icelandic: Blávanga (comorensis/bensoni)
Japanese (romaji): ruriiromadagasukarumozu (comorensis/bensoni)
Japanese: ルリイロマダガスカルモズ (comorensis/bensoni), ルリイロマダガスカルモズ(comorensis/bensoni)
Scientific: Artamia comorensis, Cyanolanius comorensis, Cyanolanius madagascarinus [comorensis or bensoni], Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis, Cyanolanius madagascarinus comorensis/bensoni, Leptopterus madagascarinus comorensis
Dutch: Blauwe Vanga (Comoro)
Norwegian: blåvanga (comorensis/bensoni)
Polish: wanga błękitna (comorensis/bensoni)
Portuguese (Portugal): vanga-azul (comorensis/bensoni)
Russian: Голубая ванга (comorensis/bensoni)
Slovak: vanga komorská, vanga komorská (skup.)
Serbian: Plava vanga (comorensis/bensoni)
Swedish: blåvanga (comorensis/bensoni)
Turkish: Mavi vanga (comorensis/bensoni)

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