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Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher

Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis] (= Ceyx lepidus) Temminck, CJ 1836

The Moluccan dwarf kingfisher, formerly known as the variable dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx lepidus


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.595 fig.1

Protonym:
  Ceyx lepida


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B3012D2BA6E8FB94

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B3012D2B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B3012D2B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554565

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx lepidus: Ambon, Ambelau, Seram, Saparua, Seram Laut, Watubela is.
  • Ceyx uropygialis: Obi, Bisa, Bacan, Ternate, Halmahera, Tidore and Morotai is.
English:
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher
French:
Martin-pêcheur de Céram ou M.-p. des Moluques


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Kingfisher [lepidus or uropygialis] ( Ceyx lepidus [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ceyx lepidus lepidus [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ceyx lepidus lepidus [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato]

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Blauet pigmeu de les Moluques, Blauet pigmeu variable
Czech: ledňáček lesní
Danish: Lepidaisfugl
German: Molukkenzwergfischer
English: Moluccan Dwarf Kingfisher, Moluccan Dwarf-kingfisher, Seram or North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher [lepidus or uropygialis]
Esperanto: Varia alciono
Spanish: Martín pigmeo de las Molucas
Estonian: mets-jäälind
Finnish: melanesianpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur de Céram ou M.-p. des Moluques, Martin-pêcheur gracieux, Martin-pêcheur gracieux [lepidus or uropygialis], Martin-pêcheur gracieux [lepidus ou uropygialis]
Croatian: plavoglavi vodomar
Hungarian: Melanéz törpejégmadár
Indonesian: Udangmerah Kerdil, Udang-merah kerdil
Italian: Martin pescatore variabile
Japanese (romaji): mamekawasemi
Japanese: マメカワセミ
Scientific: Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis], Ceyx lepida, Ceyx lepidus, Ceyx lepidus [lepidus or uropygialis], Ceyx lepidus lepidus
Lithuanian: nykštukinis miškinis tulžys
Dutch: Bosdwergijsvogel, Molukkendwergijsvogel, Molukse Dwergijsvogel
Norwegian: Opalisfugl
Polish: zimorodek zmienny
Portuguese: martim-pigmeu-das-molucas
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-pigmeu-das-molucas
Russian: Карликовый лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik seramský
Slovenian: moluški vodomec
Serbian: Patuljasti vodomar sa ostrva Seram
Swedish: moluckkungsfiskare, variabel kungsfiskare
Turkish: Seram Küçük Yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-крихітка новогвінейський
Chinese: 矮三趾翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 矮三趾翠鳥, 西蘭三趾翠鳥

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