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Lesser Masked Weaver

Ploceus intermedius Rüppell, 1845

The lesser masked weaver is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It builds its nests in large colonies, often alongside the village weaver and sometimes the red-billed buffalo weaver. This species is commonly parasitised by the Diederik cuckoo. It is found in eastern, south-eastern and southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Ploceus
Scientific:
  Ploceus intermedius


Original description

Citation:
  Rüppell, 1845

Reference:
  Systemat.Uebers.Vog.N.-O.-Afr. p.71,76

Protonym:
  Ploceus intermedius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35998013


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E069A0BB844E9636

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E069A0BB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E069A0BB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562305

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus intermedius intermedius: Ethiopia, northwestern and southern Somalia, southeastern South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania
  • Ploceus intermedius [cabanisii or luebberti]: Coastal Tanzania to Natal, n Namibia and interior s Angola
  • Ploceus intermedius beattyi: Arid coastal w Angola
English:
Lesser Masked Weaver
Catalan:
teixidor emmascarat menut
Czech:
snovač maskový
Danish:
Lille Væver
German:
Cabanisweber
Spanish:
Tejedor Intermedio
Spanish (Spain):
Tejedor Intermedio
Finnish:
mustanaamakutoja
French:
Tisserin intermédiaire
Croatian:
crnočela pletilja
Hungarian:
Középső szövőmadár
Italian:
Tessitore mascherato minore
Japanese (romaji):
menhataoridori
Japanese:
メンハタオリドリ
Lithuanian:
Vidutinis audėjas
Dutch:
Kleine Textorwever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Småmaskevevar
Norwegian:
Småmaskevever
Polish:
wikłacz sawannowy
Portuguese:
tecelão-pequeno-de-mascarilha
Russian:
Масковый ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka olivová
Serbian:
Mala trakasta tekstor tkalja
Swedish:
mindre maskvävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик савановий
Chinese:
黑脸织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
小黑臉織布鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tisserin intermédiaire ( Ploceus intermedius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tisserin intermédiaire ( Ploceus intermedius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus intermedius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kleingeelvink
Catalan: teixidor emmascarat menut
Czech: snovač maskový, Snovac olivohrbetý
Welsh: Gwehydd mygydog bach
Danish: Lille Væver
German: Cabanis Weber, Cabanisweber, Cabanis-Weber
English: Lesser Masked Weaver, Lesser Masked-Weaver, Masked Weaver
English, HBW: Lesser Masked Weaver
English (IOC): Lesser Masked Weaver
English (Kenya): Lesser Masked Weaver
English (United States): Lesser Masked-Weaver
Esperanto: Meza ploceo
Spanish: Tejedor Enmascarado Chico, Tejedor Intermedio
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Intermedio
Spanish (HBW): Lesser Masked-Weaver
Estonian: mask-kangurlind
Finnish: Mustanaamakutoja
French: Tisserin de Cabanis, Tisserin intermédiaire, Tisserin masqué, Tisserin masqué austral
Frisian: Lytse maskerwever
Irish: fíodóir masctha, Fíodóir masctha beag
Galician: Tecelán intermedio
Croatian: crnočela pletilja
Hungarian: Középső szövőmadár
Italian: Tessitore mascherato minore
Japanese (romaji): komengatahataori, menhataori, menhataoridori
Japanese: コメンガタハタオリ, メンハタオリ, メンハタオリドリ
Kwangali: Kambara
Kirghiz: орто маскалуу өрмөкчү
Scientific: Malimbus intermedius, Ploceus intermedius, Ploceus intermedius intermedius
Lithuanian: Vidutinis audėjas
Dutch: Kleine maskerwever, Kleine Textorwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Småmaskevevar
Norwegian: Liten textorvever, Småmaskevever
Polish: wiklacz sawannowy, wikłacz sawannowy
Portuguese: Tecelão pequeno de mascarilla, Tecelão-pequeno-de-mascarilha, Tecelão-pequeno-de-mascarilla
Portuguese (Portugal): tecelão-intermédio
Rhaeto-Romance: Utschè tessunz intermedi
Russian: Масковый ткач, Средний масковый ткач
Slovak: pletiarka olivová
Shona: Jesa
Serbian: Mala maskirana tkalja, Mala trakasta tekstor tkalja
Swedish: Mindre maskvävare
Swahili: Kwera Macho-njano
Tswana: Thaga
Turkish: Ortanca Dokumacı
Tsonga: Ndzheyana
Ukrainian: Ткачик савановий
Chinese: 黑脸织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 小黑臉織布鳥
Zulu: umZwingili

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