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Northern Anteater-Chat

Myrmecocichla aethiops Cabanis, 1851

The Anteater Chat or Northern Anteater-chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.It is found in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Gambia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
  Myrmecocichla

Scientific:
  Myrmecocichla aethiops

Citation:
  Cabanis, 1851

Reference:
  Mus.Hein. 1 p.8

Protonym:
  Myrmecocichla aethiops

Avibase ID:
  E09F7223C4EE2649

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E09F7223

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561385

Geographic range:

  • Myrmecocichla aethiops aethiops: Senegambia to Chad, n Nigeria and n Cameroon
  • Myrmecocichla aethiops sudanensis: W Sudan (Darfur and Kordofan)
  • Myrmecocichla aethiops cryptoleuca: Highlands of n Kenya to n Tanzania
English:
Northern Anteater-Chat
Czech:
bělořit termití
German:
Rußschmätzer
Danish:
Myrepikker
Spanish:
Zorzal-hormiguero Septentrional
Finnish:
sahelinmuurahaistasku
French:
Traquet brun
Icelandic:
Mauraskvetta
Italian:
Sassicola mangiaformiche del nord
Japanese:
arihitaki
Japanese:
アリヒタキ
Dutch:
Bruine Miertapuit
Norwegian:
Termittskvett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Termittskvett
Polish:
smolarek brunatny
Portuguese:
Formicário
Russian:
Дрозд муравьед
Slovak:
skaliarik tmavý
Swedish:
nordlig termitskvätta
Ukrainian:
Смолярик бурий
Chinese:
蚁(即鸟)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
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:
Northern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Northern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
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):
Northern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Northern Anteater-chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Traquet brun ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Traquet brun ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
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 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Northern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Northern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Northern Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
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 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 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 1.5:
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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 2.11:
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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 4.1:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Anteater Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Myrmecocichla aethiops [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Myrmecocichla aethiops [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Myrmecocichla aethiops [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Northern Anteater-Chat ( Myrmecocichla aethiops) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla aethiops [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myrmecocichla aethiops [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: merla formiguera septentrional
Czech: Belorit mravencí, bělořit termití
Danish: Myrepikker
German: Ameisenschmätzer, Rußschmätzer, Russ-Schmätzer
English: Ant Chat, Ant-Chat, Anteater Chat, Northern Ant-Chat, Northern Anteater Chat, Northern Anteater-Chat, Northern Ant-eating Chat
English (IOC): Anteater Chat
English (Kenya): Northern Anteater Chat
Spanish: Hormiguero, Zorzal hormiguero septentrional, Zorzal-hormiguero Septentrional
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal-hormiguero Septentrional
Spanish (HBW): Zorzal-hormiguero septentrional
Estonian: põhja-termiiditäks
Finnish: Kivikkotasku, sahelinmuurahaistasku
French: Traquet brun, Traquet fourmilier, Traquet-fourmilier brun, Traquet-fourmilier brun du Nord
Hungarian: száheli hangyászcsuk
Icelandic: Mauraskvetta
Italian: Sassicola mangiaformiche, Sassicola mangiaformiche del nord, Sassicolo formichiero settentrionale
Japanese: arihitaki, hitaki
Japanese: アリヒタキ, ヒタキ
Scientific: Myrmecocichla aethiops, Myrmecocichla aethiops aethiops
Lithuanian: Etiopinė skruzdlesė kiauliukė, Kiauliukė skruzdlesė
Latvian: skudru čakstīte
Dutch: Bruine Miertapuit
Norwegian Nynorsk: Termittskvett
Norwegian: Saheltermittskvett, Termittskvett
Polish: smolarek brunatny, smolarka czarna
Portuguese: Formicário
Russian: Дрозд муравьед, Эфиопский муравьиный чекан
Slovak: Skaliarik tmavý
Slovenian: čadasti termitar
Serbian: Severna mravlja travarka
Swedish: Nordlig termitskvätta, Svart termitskvätta
Swahili: Chati Kwapa-nyeupe
Turkish: karınca bülbülü
Ukrainian: Смолярик бурий
Chinese: 蚁(即鸟), 蚁鵖
Chinese (Traditional): 北方蟻鵖

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