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Graceful Honeyeater

Microptilotis gracilis (Gould, J 1866)

The graceful honeyeater is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found in the Aru Islands, southern New Guinea, and Cape York Peninsula. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Microptilotis
Scientific:
  Microptilotis gracilis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gould, J 1866)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1866, Part 2 p. 217

Protonym:
  Ptilotis gracilis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28627689


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E3A3BDB4007AC118

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E3A3BDB4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E3A3BDB4


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 561071

Geographic range:

  • Microptilotis gracilis: S New Guinea, Arus, is. in s Torres Strait and Cape York Pen.
English:
Graceful Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel gràcil
Czech:
medosavka ostrohlasá
Danish:
Lille Guløret Honningæder
German:
Feenhonigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Grácil
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero grácil
Finnish:
tarhalaulumesikko
French:
Méliphage gracile
Croatian:
maslinastoleđi medojed
Hungarian:
tündérmézevő
Italian:
Succiamiele gracile
Japanese:
ハシボソキミミミツスイ
Lithuanian:
grakštusis medčiulpys
Dutch:
Priemsnavelhoningeter
Norwegian:
Nymfehonningeter
Polish:
miodojad cienkodzioby
Portuguese:
papa-mel-grácil
Russian:
Изящный медосос
Slovak:
medárik lužný
Swedish:
slank honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
медолюб граційний
Chinese:
细嘴吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
細嘴吸蜜鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Graceful Honeyeater (nominate) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Graceful Honeyeater (gracilis) ( Meliphaga gracilis gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Microptilotis gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Microptilotis gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Microptilotis gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Graceful Honeyeater ( Microptilotis gracilis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meliphaga gracilis gracilis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Microptilotis [gracilis or imitatrix] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: menjamel gràcil
Czech: medosavka ostrohlasá
Danish: Lille Guløret Honningæder
German: Feenhonigfresser, Feenhonigfresser (gracilis)
English: Graceful Honeyeater, Graceful Honeyeater (gracilis), Graceful Honeyeater (nominate)
English, HBW: Graceful Honeyeater, Graceful Honeyeater (gracilis)
English (IOC): Graceful Honeyeater
English (United States): Graceful Honeyeater, Graceful Honeyeater (gracilis)
Spanish: Mielero grácil, Mielero Grácil (de Nueva Guinea)
Spanish (Spain): Mielero grácil, Mielero grácil (de Nueva Guinea)
Finnish: tarhalaulumesikko
French: Méliphage gracile, Méliphage gracile (gracilis), Méliphage gracile (nominal), Méliphage gracile (nominale), Méliphage gracile (race nominale)
Croatian: maslinastoleđi medojed
Hungarian: tündérmézevő
Indonesian: Meliphaga anggun
Italian: Succiamiele gracile
Japanese: ハシボソキミミミツスイ
Scientific: Meliphaga gracilis, Meliphaga gracilis gracilis, Microptilotis gracilis, Microptilotis gracilis gracilis, Ptilotis gracilis
Lithuanian: grakštusis medčiulpys
Dutch: Priemsnavelhoningeter
Norwegian: Nymfehonningeter
Polish: miodojad cienkodzioby, miodojad cienkodzioby (gracilis)
Portuguese: papa-mel-grácil
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-gracioso
Russian: Изящный медосос, Изящный медосос (gracilis), Стройный медосос
Slovak: medárik lužný, medárik lužný (skup.)
Swedish: slank honungsfågel, slank honungsfågel (gracilis)
Turkish: Zarif Balkuşu, Zarif balkuşu (gracilis)
Ukrainian: медолюб граційний
Chinese: 细嘴吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 細嘴吸蜜鳥

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