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Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher

Ceyx nigromaxilla Rothschild, LW; Hartert, EJO 1905

The Guadalcanal dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to Guadalcanal Island. Its natural habitat is sub-tropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx nigromaxilla


Original description

Citation:
  Rothschild, LW; Hartert, EJO 1905

Reference:
   Novit. Zool. 12 p.256

Protonym:
  Ceyx lepida nigromaxilla

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3479006


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E8585335FD3031DF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E8585335

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E8585335


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692963

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx nigromaxilla nigromaxilla: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla malaitae: Known from the type specimen from Malaita (Solomon Islands)
English:
Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher
Catalan:
Blauet pigmeu de l'illa Guadalcanal
German:
Guadalcanal-Zwergfischer
Spanish:
Martín pigmeo de Guadalcanal
French:
Martin-pêcheur de Guadalcanal
Slovak:
rybárik fúzatý


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Kingfisher [nigromaxilla or malaitae] ( Ceyx lepidus [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Guadalcanal Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx nigromaxilla) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Blauet pigmeu de l'illa Guadalcanal
German: Guadalcanal-Zwergfischer
English: Guadalcanal Dwarf Kingfisher, Guadalcanal Dwarf-kingfisher, Guadalcanal or Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher [nigromaxilla or malaitae]
Spanish: Martín pigmeo de Guadalcanal
French: Martin-pêcheur de Guadalcanal, Martin-pêcheur de Guadalcanal ou M.-p. de Malaita, Martin-pêcheur gracieux (nigromaxilla), Martin-pêcheur gracieux [nigromaxilla or malaitae], Martin-pêcheur gracieux [nigromaxilla ou malaitae]
Scientific: Ceyx [nigromaxilla or malaitae], Ceyx lepida nigromaxilla, Ceyx lepidus [nigromaxilla or malaitae], Ceyx lepidus nigromaxilla, Ceyx nigromaxilla
Slovak: rybárik fúzatý

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