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Groundscraper or Ethiopian Thrush

Turdus [litsitsirupa or simensis] (= Turdus litsitsirupa) (Smith, A 1836)

The groundscraper thrush is a passerine bird of southern and eastern Africa belonging to the thrush family, Turdidae. It was previously considered the only member of the genus Psophocichla, but phylogenetic analysis supports it belonging in the genus Turdus, of which it is the most basal species. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Turdidae
Genus:
   Turdus
Scientific:
  Turdus litsitsirupa


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A 1836)

Reference:
   Rep. Exped. C. Afr.

Protonym:
  Merula litsitsirupa

Link:
  https://archive.org/details/reportexpeditio00afrigoog/page/n51


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F3E4349DDA720A1D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F3E4349D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F3E4349D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916157

Geographic range:

  • Turdus litsitsirupa litsitsirupa: C Namibia to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and S Africa
  • Turdus litsitsirupa stierlingi: N Angola to se Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Tanzania, w Malawi and Mozambique
  • Turdus litsitsirupa pauciguttatus: S Angola to n Namibia and nw Botswana
  • Turdus simensis: Highlands of Eritrea and Ethiopia
English:
Groundscraper or Ethiopian Thrush
French:
Grive litsitsirupa ou G. d'Éthiopie


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Groundscraper or Ethiopian Thrush ( Turdus [litsitsirupa or simensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merle litsitsirupa ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Merle litsipsirupa ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Zoothera litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Turdus litsipsirupa [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Turdus litsipsirupa [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Turdus litsipsirupa [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Psophocichla litsipsirupa) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Groundscraper Thrush ( Turdus litsitsirupa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psophocichla litsitsirupa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Psophocichla litsitsirupa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Gevlekte Lyster
Catalan: griva africana
Czech: Drozd hbitý, drozd pruholící
Danish: Opret Jorddrossel
German: Akaziendrossel
English: Abyssinian Groundscraper Thrush, Groundscraper or Ethiopian Thrush, Groundscraper Thrush, Iringa Groundscraper Thrush
English, HBW: Groundscraper/Ethiopian Thrush
English (IOC): Groundscraper Thrush
English (United States): Groundscraper Thrush
Esperanto: Grundoskrapulo
Spanish: Zorzal Litsitsirupa
Spanish (Spain): Zorzal Litsitsirupa
Spanish (HBW): Groundscraper Thrush
Finnish: Pöyhijärastas
French: Grive litsitsirupa, Grive litsitsirupa ou G. d'Éthiopie, Merle acacia, Merle litsipsirupa, Merle litsitsirupa, Psophocichla litsitsirupa
Croatian: pozemni drozd
Hungarian: akácia rigó
Italian: Tordo grattaterra
Japanese (romaji): utatsugumimodoki
Japanese: ウタツグミモドキ
Kwangali: Mugendasikarapi
Scientific: Merula litsitsirupa, Psophocichla litsipsirupa, Psophocichla litsitsirupa, Psophocichla litsitsirupa litsitsirupa, Turdus [litsitsirupa or simensis], Turdus litsipsirupa, Turdus litsitsirupa, Turdus simensis, Zoothera litsipsirupa
Lithuanian: strazdas žemkasys, Strazdas ženkasys
Dutch: Acacialijster, Acacia-lijster
Norwegian Nynorsk: Marktrast
Norwegian: Marktrost
Polish: drozd kroplisty
Portuguese: Tordo-de-peito-malhado
Portuguese (Portugal): tordo-litsitsirupa
Russian: Дрозд-землекоп, Землескребущий дрозд
Slovak: drozd akáciový
Serbian: Akacijin drozd
Swedish: Jordtrast
Swahili: Mkesha Mgongo-kijivu
Tswana: Letsetserôpa
Turkish: Litsitsirupa ardıcı
Tsonga: Xihandzamatala
Tatar: җир кыру баркылдыгы
Ukrainian: Дрізд-землекоп
Chinese: 非洲地鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 草原寬鶇

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