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Great Lizard-Cuckoo

Coccyzus merlini (d'Orbigny, 1839)

The great lizard cuckoo is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. The species is also known as the Cuban lizard cuckoo. It is found in The Bahamas and Cuba. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Cuculiformes
Family:
  Cuculidae
Genus:
   Coccyzus
Scientific:
  Coccyzus merlini


Original description

Citation:
  (d'Orbigny, 1839)

Reference:
  Hist.IslaCuba[Sagra] p.115

Protonym:
  Saurothera merlini

Link:
  http://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/ing/Libro.php?Libro=387


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D59B5B68E9C4CA56

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D59B5B68

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D59B5B68


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554788

Geographic range:

  • Coccyzus merlini merlini: Cuba
  • Coccyzus merlini santamariae: Islands off n-central Cuba
  • Coccyzus merlini decolor: Isle of Pines
  • Coccyzus merlini bahamensis: Bahamas (Andros, New Providence, and Eleuthera)
English:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo
Catalan:
Cucut sargantaner de Cuba
Czech:
kukačka Merlinova
Danish:
Cubaøglegøg
German:
Eidechsenkuckuck
Spanish:
Cuco lagartero cubano
Spanish (Spain):
Cuco lagartero cubano
Finnish:
isoliskokäki
French:
Tacco de Cuba
Croatian:
kubanska kukavica
Hungarian:
gyíkászkakukk
Icelandic:
Eðlugaukur
Italian:
Cuculo lacertiero maggiore
Japanese (romaji):
ootogekakkou
Japanese:
オオトゲカッコウ
Lithuanian:
Didžioji driežinė gegutė
Dutch:
Cubaanse Hagediskoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kubaøglegauk
Norwegian:
Kubaøglegjøk
Polish:
jaszczurkojad duży
Portuguese:
papa-lagarta-cubano
Russian:
Ящеричная пиайя
Slovak:
kukavka svetlozobá
Serbian:
Velika gušterojeda kukavica
Swedish:
kubaödlegök
Ukrainian:
Тако кубинський
Chinese:
大蜥鹃
Chinese (Traditional):
大蜥鵑


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Great Lizard-cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tacco de Cuba ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tacco de Cuba ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Cuban Lizard-cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Saurothera merlini [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Saurothera merlini [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Saurothera merlini [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Great Lizard-Cuckoo ( Saurothera merlini) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Great Lizard Cuckoo ( Coccyzus merlini) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coccyzus merlini [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coccyzus merlini [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Cucut sargantaner de Cuba
Czech: Kukacka Merlinova, kukačka Merlinova
Danish: Cubaøglegøg
German: Eidechsenkuckuck
English: Cuban Lizard Cuckoo, Cuban Lizard-Cuckoo, Grat lizard cuckoo, Great Lizard Cuckoo, Great Lizard-Cuckoo
English, HBW: Cuban/Bahama Lizard-cuckoo
English (IOC): Great Lizard Cuckoo
English (United States): Great Lizard-Cuckoo
Spanish: Arriero, Arriero Cubano, Cuco lagartero Cubano, Cuco-lagartero Cubano
Spanish (Cuba): Arriero
Spanish (Spain): Cuco lagartero cubano
Spanish (HBW): Great Lizard-Cuckoo
Estonian: suur-sisalikukägu
Finnish: Isoliskokäki
French: Tacco de Cuba, Tacco de Merlin
Croatian: kubanska kukavica
Hungarian: gyíkászkakukk
Icelandic: Eðlugaukur
Italian: Cuculo lacertiero maggiore, Cuculo lucertola maggiore
Japanese (romaji): ootogekakkou, ootokagekakkou
Japanese: オオトカゲカッコウ, オオトゲカッコウ
Scientific: Coccyzus merlini, Coccyzus merlini merlini, Saurothera merlini
Lithuanian: Didžioji driežinė gegutė
Dutch: Cubaanse Hagediskoekoek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kubaøglegauk
Norwegian: Kubaøglegjøk
Polish: jaszczurkojad duzy, jaszczurkojad duży
Portuguese: papa-lagarta-cubano
Portuguese (Portugal): cuco-cubano
Russian: Большая ящеричная кукушка, Ящеричная пиайя
Slovak: kukavka svetlozobá
Serbian: Velika gušterojeda kukavica
Swedish: kubaödlegök, Större ödlegök
Turkish: Büyük kertenkele guguğu
Ukrainian: Тако кубинський
Chinese: 大蜥鹃
Chinese (Traditional): 大蜥鵑

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