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Mottle-breasted Honeyeater

Microptilotis mimikae (Ogilvie-Grant, 1911)

The mottle-breasted honeyeater, also known as the spot-breasted meliphaga, is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found throughout New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Microptilotis
Scientific:
  Microptilotis mimikae


Original description

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, 1911)

Reference:
  Bull.Br.Orn.Club p.27

Protonym:
  Ptilotis mimikae

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100931#page/55/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BB78BB281C365E73

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BB78BB28

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BB78BB28


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561073

Geographic range:

  • Microptilotis mimikae mimikae: Central Mts. of New Guinea
  • Microptilotis mimikae bastille: NE New Guinea (Hydrographic Range)
  • Microptilotis mimikae granti: Mts. of se New Guinea
English:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel del riu Mimika
Czech:
medosavka hnědooká
Danish:
Pletbrystet Honningæder
German:
Mimikahonigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero del Mimika
Finnish:
viheltäjämesikko
French:
Méliphage de Mimika
Croatian:
pjegavoprsi medojed
Hungarian:
mimika-mézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele pettomacchiato
Japanese:
ムナボシキミミミツスイ
Lithuanian:
dėmėtakrūtis medčiulpys
Dutch:
Mimikahoningeter
Norwegian:
Flekkbrysthonningeter
Polish:
miodojad marmurkowy
Portuguese:
papa-mel-mosqueado
Russian:
Пестрогрудый медосос
Slovak:
medárik škvrnitoprsý
Swedish:
fläckbröstad honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
медолюб плямистоволий
Chinese:
斑胸吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
大斑胸吸蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Spot-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Spot-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Meliphaga mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Mottle-breasted Honeyeater ( Microptilotis mimikae) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Microptilotis [analogus, orientalis or mimikae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Azerbaijani: aladöş balsoran
Catalan: menjamel del riu Mimika
Czech: medosavka hnědooká
Danish: Pletbrystet Honningæder
German: Mimikahonigfresser
English: Mottle-breasted Honeyeater, Spot-breasted Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero del Mimika
Finnish: viheltäjämesikko
French: Méliphage de Mimika
Croatian: pjegavoprsi medojed
Hungarian: mimika-mézevő
Indonesian: Meliphaga mimika
Italian: Succiamiele pettomacchiato
Japanese: ムナボシキミミミツスイ
Scientific: Meliphaga mimikae, Microptilotis mimikae
Lithuanian: dėmėtakrūtis medčiulpys
Dutch: Mimikahoningeter
Norwegian: Flekkbrysthonningeter
Polish: miodojad marmurkowy
Portuguese: papa-mel-mosqueado
Russian: Пестрогрудый медосос
Slovak: medárik škvrnitoprsý
Swedish: fläckbröstad honungsfågel
Turkish: Mimika Balkuşu
Ukrainian: медолюб плямистоволий
Chinese: 斑胸吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 大斑胸吸蜜鳥

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