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Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

Acanthagenys rufogularis Gould, 1838

The Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis) is the only species in the genus Acanthegenys. It is large, for a honeyeater, ranging from 22 to 27 centimeters and weighing around 52 grams. The birds are sociable, aggressive, and often observed foraging in large flocks. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Acanthagenys

Scientific:
  Acanthagenys rufogularis

Citation:
  Gould, 1838

Reference:
  Syn.BirdsAustr. pt4 pl.69

Protonym:
  Acanthagenys rufogularis

Avibase ID:
  BFB1C22E3E0ED8C7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BFB1C22E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 711590

Geographic range:

  • Acanthagenys rufogularis: Interior of Australia, to coasts in south and west
English:
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Czech:
medosavka modrooká
German:
Braunkehl-Honigfresser
Danish:
Grågumpet Honningæder
Spanish:
Mielero Golicanelo
Finnish:
mustapyrstömesikko
French:
Méliphage à bavette
Italian:
Succiamiele guancespinose
Japanese:
kemimimitsusui
Japanese:
ケミミミツスイ
Dutch:
Goudkeelhoningeter
Norwegian:
Rosennebbhonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rosennebbhonningetar
Polish:
kolcoliczek
Russian:
Иглощёкий медосос
Slovak:
medárik hnedohrdlý
Swedish:
rosanäbbad honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медолюб-дзвіночок
Chinese:
刺颊垂蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage à bavette ( Acanthagenys rufogularis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Méliphage à bavette ( Acanthagenys rufogularis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater ( Anthochaera rufogularis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater ( Anthochaera rufogularis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Anthochaera rufogularis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthochaera rufogularis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthochaera rufogularis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Acanthagenys rufogularis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel de galtes espinoses
Czech: Kvetosavka rudolící, medosavka modrooká
Danish: Grågumpet Honningæder
German: Braunkehl-Honigfresser
English: Spiny cheeked Honeyeater, Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Spiny-cheeked Wattlebird
English (IOC): Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Golicanelo, Pájaro Azúcar de Mejillas Erizadas
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Golicanelo
Spanish (HBW): Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Finnish: Mustapyrstömesikko
French: Méliphage à bavette, Méliphage à gorge cannelle
Hungarian: vöröstorkú mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele guancesetolose, Succiamiele guancespinose
Japanese: kemimimitsusui
Japanese: ケミミミツスイ
Scientific: Acanthagenys rufogularis, Acanthogenys rufogularis, Anthochaera rufogularis
Lithuanian: Margasis medsiurbys
Dutch: Goudkeelhoningeter, Roodkeelhoningeter, Roodkeel-honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rosennebbhonningetar
Norwegian: Rosennebbhonningeter
Polish: kolcoliczek
Russian: Иглощёкий медосос, красногорлый медосос, Красногорлый серёжчатый медосос
Slovak: Medárik hnedohrdlý
Swedish: Kindtofshonungsfågel, rosanäbbad honungsfågel
Ukrainian: Медолюб-дзвіночок
Chinese: 刺颊垂蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 刺頰垂蜜鳥

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