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Brown-backed Needletail (giganteus)

Hirundapus giganteus giganteus (Temminck, CJ 1825)

Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Apodidae
Genus:
   Hirundapus
Scientific:
  Hirundapus giganteus giganteus


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1825)

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.61 pl.364

Protonym:
  Cypselus giganteus


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D7AC9C9EF90801EA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D7AC9C9E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D7AC9C9E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 693311

Geographic range:

  • Hirundapus giganteus giganteus: Malay Peninsula, Greater Sundas and Palawan
English:
Brown-backed Needletail (giganteus)
French:
Martinet géant (giganteus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Brown-backed Needletail (giganteus) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown-backed Needletail (nominate) ( Hirundapus giganteus giganteus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hirundapus gigantea gigantea [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Hirund-apus giganteus giganteus [version 3]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Hirund-apus giganteus giganteus [version 3]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hirundapus giganteus giganteus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Hirundapus giganteus

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Other synonyms

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German: Eilsegler
English: Brown-backed Needletail, Brown-backed Needletail (giganteus), Brown-backed Needletail (nominate)
Spanish: Rabitojo de Espalda Castaña
French: Martinet géant, Martinet géant (giganteus), Martinet géant (nominal), Martinet géant (nominale), Martinet géant (race nominale)
Italian: Rondone codaspinosa bruno
Scientific: Chaetura gigantea gigantea, Cypselus giganteus, Hirundapus gigantea gigantea, Hirundapus giganteus giganteus, Hirund-apus giganteus giganteus

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