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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis]

Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis] (= Nyctanassa violacea violacea) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Nyctanassa
Scientific:
  Nyctanassa violacea violacea


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.143

Protonym:
  Ardea violacea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727050


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B7E1B307431D0B14

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B7E1B307

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B7E1B307


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174843

Geographic range:

  • Nyctanassa violacea violacea: Central and e US to e Mexico and Honduras
  • Nyctanassa violacea cayennensis: Colombia to e Brazil
English:
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis]
French:
Bihoreau violacé [violacea ou cayanensis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis] ( Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis] ( Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis] ( Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis] ( Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis])
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Nyctanassa violacea violacea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Nyctanassa violacea [violacea]

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Other synonyms


English: Yellow-crowned Night-Heron [violacea or cayanensis]
French: Bihoreau violacé [violacea ou cayanensis]
Scientific: Ardea cayennensis, Ardea violacea, Nyctanassa violacea [violacea or cayanensis], Nyctanassa violacea violacea

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