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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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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 (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, version 2015:
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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 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 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 10.1:
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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):
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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:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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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 riifogularis queenslandicus, Acanthagenys rufogularis, Acanthagenys rufogularis augusta, Acanthagenys rufogularis cygnus, Acanthagenys rufogularis rufogularis, Acanthagenys rufogularis territori, Acanthagenys rufogularis wei, Acanthogenys flavacanthus, Acanthogenys rufogularis, Acanthogenys rufogularis woolundra, Anthochaera rodorhyncha, 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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