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Yellow-shouldered Widowbird

Euplectes macroura (Gmelin, JF 1789)

The yellow-mantled widowbird, also known as the yellow-backed widow, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It is the type species of the genus Euplectes, originally named for the city of Ouidah in Benin. Nowadays the name whydah is however applied to some species in the Viduidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Euplectes
Scientific:
  Euplectes macroura


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1789)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.845

Protonym:
  Loxia macroura

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656340


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F5E0EA0D9FA85EDA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F5E0EA0D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F5E0EA0D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916193

Geographic range:

  • Euplectes macroura macroura: southern Senegal to Liberia, east to southern Sudan and South Sudan, south to central Angola, Zambia, eastern Zimbabwe, western Mozambique, and Malawi
  • Euplectes macroura conradsi: NW Tanzania (Ukerewe Island in Lake Victoria)
  • Euplectes macroura macrocercus: Highlands of Ethiopia, Uganda and w Kenya
English:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird
Catalan:
bisbe de dors groc
Czech:
vida dlouhoocasá
Danish:
Gulrygget Vidafinke
German:
Gelbschulterweber
Spanish:
Obispo Dorsiamarillo
Spanish (Spain):
Obispo Dorsiamarillo
Finnish:
keltaselkäpiispa
French:
Euplecte à dos d'or
Croatian:
kudrava pletilja
Hungarian:
sárgapalástú özvegypinty
Italian:
Vedova spallegialle
Japanese (romaji):
kigatahouou
Japanese:
キガタホウオウ
Lithuanian:
Geltonpetis aksominis audėjas
Dutch:
Geelrugwidavink
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gulkappevevar
Norwegian:
Gulkappevever
Polish:
wikłacz płaszczowy
Portuguese:
Viúva-de-manto-amarelo
Russian:
Желтоплечий ткачик
Slovak:
tkáčik žltochrbtý
Serbian:
Žutoramena vida
Swedish:
gulryggig vidafink
Ukrainian:
Вайдаг жовтоплечий
Chinese:
黄肩巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
黃肩寡婦鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Euplecte à dos d'or ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Euplecte à dos d'or ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Yellow-mantled Whydah ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Yellow-mantled Whydah ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Yellow-mantled Whydah ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-mantled Whydah ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Euplectes macrourus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Euplectes macrourus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Euplectes macrourus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird ( Euplectes macrourus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Yellow-mantled Widowbird ( Euplectes macroura) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes macroura [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Euplectes macroura [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Geelrugflap
Catalan: bisbe de dors groc, Teixidor d'espatlles grogues
Czech: Prádelník žlutohrbetý, vida dlouhoocasá
Danish: Gulrygget Vidafinke
German: Gelbschulterweber, Gelbschulterwida, Gelbschulter-Wida
English: Yellow shouldered Widowbird, Yellowbacked Widow, Yellow-backed Widow, Yellow-backed Widowbird, Yellow-mantled Whydah, Yellow-mantled Widowbird, Yellow-shouldered Whydah, Yellow-shouldered Widowbird, Yellow-shouldered Widow-bird
English, HBW: Yellow-mantled Widowbird
English (IOC): Yellow-mantled Widowbird
English (Kenya): Yellow-mantled Widowbird
English (United States): Yellow-mantled Widowbird
Spanish: Obispo de Manto Amarillo, Obispo Dorsiamarillo
Spanish (Spain): Obispo Dorsiamarillo
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-shouldered Widowbird
Finnish: Keltaselkäpiispa
French: Euplecte à dos d’or, Euplecte à dos d'or, Veuve à dos d'or
Croatian: kudrava pletilja
Hungarian: sárgapalástú özvegypinty
Italian: Vedova dorsodorato, Vedova spallegialle
Japanese (romaji): kigatahouou
Japanese: キガタホウオウ
Scientific: Euplectes macroura, Euplectes macroura macroura, Euplectes macrourus, Euplectes macrourus macrourus, Loxia longicauda, Loxia macroura
Lithuanian: Geltonpetis aksominis audėjas
Maltese: għasfura armla tal-mantell isfar
Dutch: Geelrugwidavink
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gulkappevevar
Norwegian: Gulkappevever
Polish: Wikłacz epoletowy, wiklacz plaszczowy, wikłacz płaszczowy, Wikłacz płoszczowy
Portuguese: Viúva-de-manto-amarelo
Portuguese (Portugal): bispo-de-dorso-amarelo, Viúva-de-manto-amarelo
Russian: Желтоплечий бархатный ткач, Желтоплечий ткачик
Slovak: tkácik žltochrbtý, tkáčik žltochrbtý
Slovenian: Golovrati mišak
Serbian: Žutoramena vida
Swedish: Gulryggad vidafink, gulryggig vidafink
Swahili: Kweche Mgongo-njano
Turkish: Sarı sırtlı dulkuşu
Ukrainian: Вайдаг жовтоплечий
Chinese: 黄肩巧织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黃肩寡婦鳥

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