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Ruaha Chat

Myrmecocichla collaris Reichenow, 1882

The Ruaha chat is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in western Tanzania, eastern Rwanda, Burundi, and northern Zambia. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Myrmecocichla
Scientific:
  Myrmecocichla collaris


Original description

Citation:
  Reichenow, 1882

Reference:
  J.Orn. p.212

Protonym:
  Myrmecocichla collaris

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32880767


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E172D2DD7A2DA38C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E172D2DD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E172D2DD


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916357

Geographic range:

  • Myrmecocichla collaris: Primarily w Tanzania; also extreme e Democratic Republic of the Congo, e Rwanda, Burundi, n Zambia; possibly also n Malawi
English:
Ruaha Chat
Danish:
Ruaha Myrepikker
German:
Ruahaschmätzer
Spanish:
Zorzal Hormiguero de Ruaha
Spanish (Spain):
Zorzal hormiguero de Ruaha
French:
Traquet du Ruaha
Japanese (romaji):
erimakiarihitaki
Japanese:
エリマキアリヒタキ
Dutch:
Ruahamiertapuit
Norwegian:
Ruahaskvett
Polish:
smolarek białoszyi
Portuguese:
chasco-do-ruaha
Russian:
Белоголовая термитница
Slovak:
skaliarik bielokrídly
Serbian:
Ruaha travarka
Swedish:
ruahatermitskvätta
Ukrainian:
смолярик савановий
Chinese:
鲁阿哈蚁䳭
Chinese (Traditional):
魯亞哈蟻鵖


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema) ( Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema) ( Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema) ( Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema) ( Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema) ( Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla leucolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Myrmecocichla arnoti leucolaema [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ruaha Chat ( Pentholaea collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Ruaha Chat ( Myrmecocichla collaris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pentholaea collaris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Myrmecocichla [arnotti or leucolaema] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Danish: Ruaha Myrepikker
German: Ruahaschmätzer
English: Ruaha Chat, White-headed Black-Chat (leucolaema)
English, HBW: Arnot's Chat (Ruaha)
English (IOC): Ruaha Chat
English (United States): Ruaha Chat
Spanish: Zorzal Hormiguero de Ruaha
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal hormiguero de Ruaha
Spanish (HBW): Ruaha Chat
French: Traquet d'Arnot (leucolaema), Traquet d'Arnott (leucolaema), Traquet du Ruaha
Japanese (romaji): erimakiarihitaki
Japanese: エリマキアリヒタキ
Scientific: Myrmecocichla arnoti leucolaema, Myrmecocichla arnotti arnotti (leucolaema), Myrmecocichla arnotti leucolaema, Myrmecocichla collaris, Myrmecocichla leucolaema, Myrmecocichla leucolaema collaris, Myrmecocichla nigra var. collaris, Pentholaea collaris
Dutch: Ruahamiertapuit
Norwegian: Ruahaskvett
Polish: smolarek białoszyi
Portuguese: chasco-do-ruaha
Portuguese (Portugal): chasco-de-ruaha
Russian: Белоголовая термитница
Slovak: skaliarik bielokrídly
Serbian: Ruaha travarka
Swedish: ruahatermitskvätta
Turkish: Ruaha esmer bülbülü
Ukrainian: смолярик савановий
Chinese: 鲁阿哈蚁䳭
Chinese (Traditional): 魯亞哈蟻鵖

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