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House Sparrow [domesticus]

Passer domesticus [domesticus] (= Passer domesticus domesticus) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
   Passer
Scientific:
  Passer domesticus domesticus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.183

Protonym:
  Fringilla domestica

Link:
  http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C71FD14533F01FF2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C71FD145

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C71FD145


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 179629

Geographic range:

  • Passer domesticus domesticus: Europe east to Mongolia, south central Siberia (mouth of the Amur River), and northeastern China, also locally also east on Sakhalin and the Kamchatka Peninsula. The species, probably mostly this subspecies, also is widely introduced around the world, including in North America, South America, subSaharan Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere, primarily in populated areas
  • Passer domesticus balearoibericus: Mediterranean Spain, Balearic Is., France, Balkans to Asia Minor
  • Passer domesticus tingitanus: NW Africa (Morocco to Tunisia, Algeria and ne Libya)
  • Passer domesticus biblicus: Cyprus and Levant to Turkey, n Saudi Arabia, Iraq and w Iran
  • Passer domesticus niloticus: NE Africa (Suez Canal region to n Sudan)
  • Passer domesticus persicus: Central Iran to sw Afghanistan and extreme w Pakistan
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English:
House Sparrow [domesticus]
French:
Moineau domestique [domesticus]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
House Sparrow [domesticus] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
House Sparrow [nominate] ( Passer domesticus [domesticus])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Passer domesticus

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Other synonyms


Danish: Gråspurv
German: Eurasiatischer Sperling
English: House Sparrow (nominate), House Sparrow [domesticus], House Sparrow [nominate]
Estonian: Koduvarblane
French: Moineau domestique (domesticus), Moineau domestique (nominal), Moineau domestique [domesticus]
Italian: Passero eurasiatico
Scientific: Fringilla domestica, Passer domesticus [domesticus], Passer domesticus domesticus
Polish: wróbel zwyczajny

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