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Elegant Honeyeater

Microptilotis cinereifrons (Rand, AL 1936)

The elegant honeyeater is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
   Microptilotis
Scientific:
  Microptilotis cinereifrons


Original description

Citation:
  (Rand, AL 1936)

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

Protonym:
  Meliphaga gracilis cinereifrons

Link:
  https://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/3955/


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F8934B3AAACD8671

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F8934B3A

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


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 713756

Geographic range:

  • Microptilotis cinereifrons cinereifrons: Lowlands of se New Guinea (west to Hall Sound); Sariba I.
  • Microptilotis cinereifrons stevensi: N slope of Mts. of se New Guinea
English:
Elegant Honeyeater
Catalan:
menjamel elegant
German:
Graustirn-Honigfresser
Spanish:
Mielero Elegante
Spanish (Spain):
Mielero Elegante
Finnish:
kaunolaulumesikko
French:
Méliphage de Rand
Croatian:
obalni medojed
Japanese (romaji):
zugurokimimimitsusui
Japanese:
ズグロキミミミツスイ
Lithuanian:
Puikusis medčiulpys
Dutch:
Sierlijke Honingeter
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dryadehonningetar
Norwegian:
dryadehonningeter
Polish:
miodojad ubogi
Portuguese:
papa-mel-elegante
Russian:
Элегантный медосос
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


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons)
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]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis 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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis 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:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
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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 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 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]
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 2.7:
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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:
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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 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Meliphaga cinereifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Elegant Honeyeater ( Microptilotis cinereifrons) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Meliphaga cinereifrons [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: menjamel elegant
German: Graustirn-Honigfresser
English: Elegant Honeyeater, Elegant Honeyeater (incl. ssp. stevensi), Graceful Honeyeater (Elegant)
English, HBW: Elegant Honeyeater
English (IOC): Elegant Honeyeater
English (United States): Elegant Honeyeater
Spanish: Mielero Elegante
Spanish (Spain): Mielero Elegante
Spanish (HBW): Elegant Honeyeater
Finnish: kaunolaulumesikko
French: Méliphage de Rand, Méliphage gracile (de Rand)
Croatian: obalni medojed
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese: papa-mel-elegante
Portuguese (Portugal): papa-mel-elegante
Russian: Элегантный медосос
Slovak: medárik pôvabný
Serbian: Kitnjasti medojed
Swedish: elegant honungsfågel
Turkish: Rand balkuşu
Ukrainian: Медолюб східний
Chinese: 华丽吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅吸蜜鳥

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