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Great Slaty Woodpecker

Mulleripicus pulverulentus (Temminck, 1826)

The Great Slaty Woodpecker (Mulleripicus pulverulentus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found across much of southern Asia. A unique and basically unmistakable bird, it is the largest species of woodpecker that is certain to exist today. It is a fairly gregarious species. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Mulleripicus

Scientific:
  Mulleripicus pulverulentus

Citation:
  (Temminck, 1826)

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.66 pl.389

Protonym:
  Picus pulverulentus

Avibase ID:
  F6ED89EE8C1A8B84

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F6ED89EE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554167


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Mulleripicus pulverulentus pulverulentus: Malay Pen. to Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Balabac and Palawan
  • Mulleripicus pulverulentus harterti: N India and Nepal to n Myanmar, sw China and Indochina
English:
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Czech:
datel břidlicový
German:
Puderspecht
Danish:
Stor Myrespætte
Spanish:
Picatroncos Pizarroso
Finnish:
isohelmitikka
French:
Pic meunier
Italian:
Picchio ardesia
Japanese:
boushigera
Japanese:
ボウシゲラ
Dutch:
Poederspecht
Norwegian:
Skiferspett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skiferspett
Polish:
mohun wielki
Russian:
Большой мюллеров дятел
Slovak:
klopár bridlicový
Swedish:
skifferspett
Ukrainian:
Торомба велика
Chinese:
大灰啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Slaty Woodpecker ( Mulleripicus pulverulentus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic meunier ( Mulleripicus pulverulentus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic meunier ( Mulleripicus pulverulentus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
Great Slaty Woodpecker ( Mulleripicus pulverulentus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Mulleripicus pulverulentus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Mulleripicus pulverulentus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Great Slaty Woodpecker ( Mulleripicus pulverulentus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mulleripicus pulverulentus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mulleripicus pulverulentus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Bengali: বড় মেটেকুড়ালি
Catalan: Picot pissarrós
Czech: Datel bridlicový, datel břidlicový
Danish: Stor Myrespætte
German: Puderspecht
English: Great Slaty Woodpecker, Himalayan Great Slaty Woodpecker
English (IOC): Great Slaty Woodpecker
Spanish: Picatroncos Pizarroso, Pico Pizarro
Spanish (Spain): Picatroncos Pizarroso
Spanish (HBW): Great Slaty Woodpecker
Estonian: hall-suurrähn, suurrähn
Finnish: Isohelmitikka
French: Pic meunier
Hungarian: szürke púderharkály
Indonesian: Burung Pelatuk Kelabu-besar, Pelatuk Kelabu-besar
Italian: Picchio ardesia, Picchio polveroso
Japanese: bōshi gera, boushigera
Japanese: ボウシゲラ
Japanese (Kanji): 帽子啄木鳥
Scientific: Mulleripicus pulverulentus, Mülleripicus pulverulentus, Mulleripicus pulverulentus pulverulentus, Picus pulverulentus
Lithuanian: Didysis pilkasis genys
Malay: Belatuk, Belatuk Kelabu, Burung Belatok Berjalur, Burung Belatok Cereng, Burung Belatuk Kelabu, Burung Belatuk Kuda
Dutch: Poederspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skiferspett
Norwegian: Skiferspett
Polish: mohun wielki
Pinyin: dà huī-zhuó-mù-niǎo
Russian: Большой мюллеров дятел
Slovak: klopár bridlicový
Swedish: Skifferspett
Thai: นกหัวขวานใหญ่สีเทา
Thai (Transliteration): nók hŭa-kʰwăan yày sĭi-tʰaw
Ukrainian: Торомба велика
Vietnamese: Chim Gõ kiến xám, Gõ kiến xám
Chinese: 大灰啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 大灰啄木, 大灰啄木鳥

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