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Elegant Honeyeater

Meliphaga cinereifrons Rand, 1936

The Graceful Honeyeater (Meliphaga gracilis) is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Meliphaga

Scientific:
  Meliphaga cinereifrons

Citation:
  Rand, 1936

Reference:
  Am.Mus.Novit. no.872 p.20

Protonym:
  Meliphaga gracilis cinereifrons

Avibase ID:
  F8934B3AAACD8671

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F8934B3A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 713756

Geographic range:

  • Meliphaga cinereifrons cinereifrons: Lowlands of se New Guinea (west to Hall Sound); Sariba I.
  • Meliphaga cinereifrons stevensi: N slope of Mts. of se New Guinea
English:
Elegant Honeyeater
German:
Graustirn-Honigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Elegante
Finnish:
kaunolaulumesikko
French:
Méliphage de Rand
Japanese:
zugurokimimimitsusui
Japanese:
ズグロキミミミツスイ
Dutch:
Sierlijke Honingeter
Norwegian:
dryadehonningeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dryadehonningetar
Polish:
miodojad ubogi
Slovak:
medárik pôvabný
Swedish:
elegant honungsfågel
Ukrainian:
Медолюб східний
Chinese:
华丽吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Elegant Honeyeater (incl. ssp. stevensi) ( Meliphaga cinereifrons [incl. stevensi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Elegant Honeyeater (incl. ssp. stevensi) ( Meliphaga cinereifrons [incl. stevensi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Méliphage de Rand ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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 7.1:
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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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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meliphaga cinereifrons [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Meliphaga [gracilis or cinereifrons] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Other synonyms


Catalan: menjamel elegant
German: Graustirn-Honigfresser
English: Elegant Honeyeater, Elegant Honeyeater (incl. ssp. stevensi), Graceful Honeyeater (Elegant)
English (IOC): Elegant Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Elegante
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Elegante
Spanish (HBW): Elegant Honeyeater
Finnish: kaunolaulumesikko
French: Méliphage de Rand
Japanese: zugurokimimimitsusui
Japanese: ズグロキミミミツスイ
Scientific: Meliphaga cinereifrons, Meliphaga cinereifrons [incl. stevensi], Meliphaga gracilis cinereifrons, Microptilotis cinereifrons
Lithuanian: Puikusis medčiulpys
Dutch: Sierlijke Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dryadehonningetar
Norwegian: dryadehonningeter
Polish: miodojad ubogi
Slovak: medárik pôvabný
Serbian: Kitnjasti medojed
Swedish: elegant honungsfågel
Ukrainian: Медолюб східний
Chinese: 华丽吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅吸蜜鳥

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