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East African Citril

Crithagra hyposticta (Reichenow, A 1904)

The African citril, also known as the Abyssinian citril, is a species of finch. It is found from Ethiopia, Eritrea to western Kenya. It is closely related to the western and southern citril, to which it was formerly considered conspecific. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Fringillidae
Genus:
   Crithagra
Scientific:
  Crithagra hyposticta


Original description

Citation:
  (Reichenow, A 1904)

Reference:
   Vögel Afrikas 3 pt1 p.275

Protonym:
  Spinus citrinelloides hypostictus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49737#page/313/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C978ABCC567E265D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C978ABCC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C978ABCC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 997817

Geographic range:

  • Crithagra hyposticta hyposticta: SE Kenya and Tanzania to Malawi
  • Crithagra hyposticta brittoni: southeastern South Sudan and extreme western Kenya
English:
East African Citril
Danish:
Gråkindet Sisken
German:
Streifengirlitz
Spanish:
Serín de África
Spanish (Spain):
Serín de África
Finnish:
tansaniansitruunahemppo
French:
Serin est-africain
Croatian:
prugastogrla žutarica
Italian:
Venturone meridionale
Japanese (romaji):
higashimunafuhiwa
Japanese:
ヒガシムナフヒワ
Lithuanian:
Afrikinis dryžasis svilikėlis
Dutch:
Gestreepte Dunbekkanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Bananirisk
Norwegian:
Bananirisk
Polish:
afrokulczyk ciemnolicy
Portuguese:
canário-do-sul
Russian:
Оливковый канареечник
Slovak:
kanárik tmavolíci
Swedish:
gråkindad siska
Ukrainian:
щедрик східний
Chinese:
东非丝雀
Chinese (Traditional):
南方絲雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
East African Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
East African Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey-faced Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Serin est-africain ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Serinus citrinelloides hypostictus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hyposticutus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hyposticutus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hyposticutus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hyposticutus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hyposticutus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
East African Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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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 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Serinus citrinelloides hypostictus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Serinus citrinelloides hypostictus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
East African Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
East African Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
East African Citril ( Serinus hypostictus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Southern Citril ( Crithagra hyposticta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Serinus hypostictus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Crithagra [citrinelloides or hypostictus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Sitrienkanarie
Danish: Gråkindet Sisken
German: Dünnschnabelgirliz, Streifengirlitz
English: East African Citril, East african citril finch, Eastern Citril, Grey-faced Citril, Kilimanjaro Citril, Southern Citril, Tanzania Citril
English, HBW: East African Citril
English (IOC): Southern Citril
English (Kenya): Southern Citril
English (United States): Southern Citril
Spanish: Serín de Africa, Serín de África, Serín keniata, Verderón africano
Spanish (Spain): Serín de África
Spanish (HBW): Southern Citril
Estonian: tanganjika koldvint
Finnish: tansaniansitruunahemppo
French: Crithagre est-africain, Serin est-africain
Croatian: prugastogrla žutarica
Italian: Venturone d'Africa Orientale, Venturone dell'Africa orientale, Venturone meridionale
Japanese (romaji): higashimunafuhiwa, munafuhiwa
Japanese: ヒガシムナフヒワ, ムナフヒワ
Scientific: Crithagra hyposticta, Crithagra hyposticta hyposticta, Dendrospiza hyposticta, Serinus citrinelloides hypostictus, Serinus hypostictus, Serinus hypostictus chyulu, Serinus hyposticutus, Spinus citrinelloides chyulu, Spinus citrinelloides hypostictus
Lithuanian: Afrikinis dryžasis svilikėlis
Dutch: Gestreepte Dunbekkanarie, OostAfrikaanse Kanarie, Oost-Afrikaanse Kanarie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Bananirisk
Norwegian: Bananirisk
Polish: afrokulczyk ciemnolicy, kulczyk ciemnolicy
Portuguese: canário-do-sul
Portuguese (Portugal): canário-oriental
Russian: Оливковый канареечник, Полосатый канареечный вьюрок
Slovak: kanárik tmavolíci
Swedish: Gråkindad siska
Swahili: Chiriku Mdogo
Turkish: Yeşilce iskete, Yeşilce İskete
Ukrainian: щедрик східний
Chinese: 东非丝雀
Chinese (Traditional): 南方絲雀

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