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Tahiti Swiftlet
Aerodramus leucophaeus (Peale, 1848)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
  Aerodramus

Scientific:
  Aerodramus leucophaeus

Citation:
  (Peale, 1848)

Reference:
  U.S.Expl.Exped. 8 p.178

Protonym:
  Macropteryx leucophaeus

Avibase ID:
  C5561B75DE29F401

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C5561B75

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554967

Geographic range:

  • Aerodramus leucophaeus: E Society Islands (Tahiti and Moorea)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Tahiti Swiftlet
Czech:
  salangana tahitská
German:
  Polynesiensalangane
Danish:
  Tahitisalangan
Spanish:
  Salangana Polinesia
Finnish:
  tahitinsalangaani
French:
  Salangane de la Société
Italian:
  Salangana di Polinesia
Japanese:
  tahichianatsubame
Japanese:
  タヒチアナツバメ
Dutch:
  Tahitisalangaan
Norwegian:
  Tahitisalangan
Polish:
  salangana czarna
Russian:
  Таитянская салангана
Slovak:
  salangána čierna
Swedish:
  tahitisalangan
Chinese:
  塔岛金丝燕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Salangane de la Société ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Polynesian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Tahitian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Tahitian Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Collocalia leucophaeus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Tahiti Swiftlet ( Aerodramus leucophaeus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aerodramus leucophaeus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Aerodramus [leucophaeus or sawtelli] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Salangana de la Polinèsia
Czech: salangana tahitská
Danish: Tahitisalangan
German: Polynesiensalangane
English: Polynesian Swiftlet, Tahiti Swiftlet, Tahitian Swiftlet
English (IOC): Tahiti Swiftlet
Spanish: Salangana Polinesia
Spanish (Spain): Salangana Polinesia
Spanish (HBW): Polynesian Swiftlet
Estonian: polüneesia salangaan
Finnish: tahitinsalangaani
French: Salangane de la Société
Hungarian: tahiti szalangána
Italian: Salangana di Polinesia, Salangana di Tahiti
Japanese: tahichianatsubame
Japanese: タヒチアナツバメ
Scientific: Aerodramus leucophaea leucophaea, Aerodramus leucophaeus, Aerodramus leucophaeus leucophaeus, Collocalia leucophaea, Collocalia leucophaea leucophaea, Collocalia leucophaeus, Collocalia leucophaeus leucophaeus, Macropteryx leucophaeus
Lithuanian: Polinezinis erodramas
Dutch: Tahitisalangaan, Tahiti-salangaan
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tahitisalangan
Norwegian: Tahitisalangan
Polish: salangana czarna
Russian: Салангана полинезийская, Таитянская салангана
Slovak: salangána čierna
Swedish: Tahitisalangan
Tahitian: ope'a
Ukrainian: Салангана таїтійська
Chinese: 塔岛金丝燕
Chinese (Traditional): 波里尼西亞金絲燕

 

         

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