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Elegant Pitta
Pitta elegans Temminck, 1836
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta elegans

Citation:
  Temminck, 1836

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.100 pl.591

Protonym:
  Pitta elegans

Avibase ID:
  F2AAE3FE482511A6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F2AAE3FE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562227

Geographic range:

  • Pitta elegans elegans: Sangihe I., Sula Islands and c Moluccas
  • Pitta elegans virginalis: Tanahjampea, Kalaotoa and Kalao islands (off Sulawesi)
  • Pitta elegans concinna: Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Adonara, Lomblen and Alor islands
  • Pitta elegans maria: Lesser Sundas (Sumba and s Flores)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Elegant Pitta
Czech:
  pita ozdobná
German:
  Schmuckpitta
Danish:
  Pragtpitta
Spanish:
  Pita Elegante
Finnish:
  kaunopitta
French:
  Brève élégante
Italian:
  Pitta elegante
Japanese:
  nodoguroyairochou
Japanese:
  ノドグロヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
  Ornaatpitta
Norwegian:
  Elegantpitta
Polish:
  kurtaczek ozdobny
Russian:
  Элегантная питта
Slovak:
  pita pôvabná
Swedish:
  Praktpitta
Chinese:
  华丽八色鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Brève élégante ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pitta [elegans or vigorsii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: pita elegant
Czech: pita ozdobná
Danish: Pragtpitta
German: Schmuckpitta
English: Elegant Pitta, Irene Pitta
Spanish: Pita Elegante
Spanish (Spain): Pita Elegante
Estonian: hundpita
Finnish: Kaunopitta
French: Brève élégante
Hungarian: ékszerpitta
Indonesian: Paok, Paok Laus
Italian: Pitta elegante
Japanese: nodoguroyairochou
Japanese: ノドグロヤイロチョウ
Latin: Pitta elegans, Pitta elegans elegans
Lithuanian: Elegantiškoji pita
Dutch: Ornaatpitta
Norwegian: Elegantpitta
Polish: kurtaczek ozdobny
Portuguese (Portugal): Pita-elegante
Russian: Элегантная питта
Slovak: pita pôvabná
Swedish: Praktpitta
Ukrainian: Піта жовтоброва
Chinese: 华丽八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅八色鳥

 

         

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