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Greater Flowerpiercer

Diglossa major Cabanis, JL 1849

The greater flowerpiercer is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in the tepuis of western Guyana, eastern Venezuela and far northern Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Thraupidae
Genus:
   Diglossa
Scientific:
  Diglossa major


Original description

Citation:
  Cabanis, JL 1849

Reference:
   Reisen Brit.-Guiana [Schomburgk] 3 p.676

Protonym:
  D.[iglossa] major

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35303648


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BE920B0F330E6DA4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BE920B0F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BE920B0F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559786

Geographic range:

  • Diglossa major major: Mts. of se Venezuela and adj. n Brazil (Uei-tepui in Roraima)
  • Diglossa major gilliardi: Tepuis of s Venezuela (Auyan-tepui in se Bolívar)
  • Diglossa major disjuncta: Tepuis of se Venezuela (Gran Sabana in Bolívar)
  • Diglossa major chimantae: Tepuis of se Venezuela (Chimantáa-tepui in Bolívar)
English:
Greater Flowerpiercer
Catalan:
punxaflor gros
Czech:
háčkozobec větší
Danish:
Stor Blomsterborer
German:
Strichelhakenschnabel
Spanish:
Pinchaflor Grande
Spanish (Spain):
Pinchaflor Grande
Finnish:
isopuhkoja
French:
Grand Percefleur
Croatian:
velika cvjetarica
Italian:
Bucafiori maggiore
Japanese (romaji):
oohanasashimitsudori
Japanese:
オオハナサシミツドリ
Lithuanian:
Didysis riestasnapis
Dutch:
Grote Berghoningkruiper
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storblomsterborar
Norwegian:
Storblomsterborer
Polish:
haczykodziobek duży
Portuguese:
Fura-flor-grande
Portuguese (Brazil):
fura-flor-grande
Russian:
Большой цветокол
Slovak:
kvetárik veľký
Serbian:
Velika bušilica
Swedish:
större blomstickare
Ukrainian:
Квіткокол великий
Chinese:
大刺花鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
大刺花鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grand Percefleur ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand Percefleur ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Diglossa major [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Diglossa major [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Diglossa major [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Greater Flower-piercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Greater Flowerpiercer ( Diglossa major) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Diglossa major [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Diglossa major [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: punxaflor gros
Czech: háčkozobec větší, Pitpit vetší
Danish: Stor Blomsterborer
German: Strichel-Hackenschnabel, Strichelhakenschnabel
English: Great Flower-piercer, Greater Flower piercer, Greater Flowerpiercer, Greater Flower-piercer
English, HBW: Greater Flowerpiercer
English (IOC): Greater Flowerpiercer
English (United States): Greater Flowerpiercer
Spanish: Diglosa Mayor, Diglossa mayor, Pinchaflor Grande, Roba Néctar Mayor
Spanish (Spain): Pinchaflor Grande
Spanish (HBW): Greater Flowerpiercer
Spanish (Venezuela): Diglossa mayor, Roba Néctar de los Tepuis, Roba Néctar Mayor, Robanéctar Tepuyero Mayor
Finnish: Isopuhkoja
French: Diglosse géant, Grand Percefleur
Croatian: velika cvjetarica
Italian: Bucafiori maggiore, Diglossa maggiore
Japanese (romaji): oohanasashimitsudori
Japanese: オオハナサシミツドリ
Scientific: Diglossa major, Diglossa major major
Lithuanian: Didysis riestasnapis
Dutch: Grote Berghoningkruiper
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storblomsterborar
Norwegian: Storblomsterborer
Polish: Haczkodziobek duży, haczykodziobek duzy, haczykodziobek duży
Portuguese: diglossa-grande-de-Roraima, Dilgossa-grande-do-Roraima, Fura-flor-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): diglossa-grande-de-Roraima, Fura-flor-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Fura-flor-grande
Russian: Большой крючкоклюв, Большой цветокол
Slovak: kvetárik veľký
Serbian: Velika bušilica
Swedish: Större blompickare, större blomstickare
Turkish: Büyük çiçekdelen
Ukrainian: Квіткокол великий
Chinese: 大刺花鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 大刺花鳥

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