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Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato]

Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato] (= Ceyx lepidus) Temminck, CJ 1836

The Moluccan dwarf kingfisher, formerly known as the variable dwarf kingfisher, is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Ceyx
Scientific:
  Ceyx lepidus


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.595 fig.1

Protonym:
  Ceyx lepida


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FCC0E1FC683C03C1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FCC0E1FC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FCC0E1FC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554565

Geographic range:

  • Ceyx [lepidus or uropygialis]: Australasia: Moluccas except Buru I.
  • Ceyx lepidus: Ambon, Ambelau, Seram, Saparua, Seram Laut, Watubela is.
  • Ceyx uropygialis: Obi, Bisa, Bacan, Ternate, Halmahera, Tidore and Morotai is.
  • Ceyx margarethae: Central and s Philippines
  • Ceyx wallacii: Sula Islands (Taliabu, Seho, Mangole and Sanana)
  • Ceyx cajeli: Buru I. (s Moluccas)
  • Ceyx solitarius: New Guinea, Aru, w Papuan islands and D'Entrecasteaux Arch.
  • Ceyx dispar: Admiralty Islands
  • Ceyx mulcatus: Bismarck Arch. (New Hanover, New Ireland and Lihir Islands)
  • Ceyx sacerdotis: Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain and Umboi)
  • Ceyx collectoris: Solomon Islands (New Georgia group)
  • Ceyx [meeki or pallidus]: Australasia: Buka and Bougainville e to Choiseul and Santa Isabel (w, c Solomon Is.)
  • Ceyx meeki: Solomon Islands (Choiseul and Santa Isabel)
  • Ceyx pallidus: Solomon Islands (Bougainville and Buka)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla nigromaxilla: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla malaitae: Known from the type specimen from Malaita (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx gentianus: Makira (Solomon Islands)
  • Show more...
English:
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato]
French:
Martin-pêcheur gracieux [sensu lato]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato] ( Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-pêcheur gracieux ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-pêcheur gracieux ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Dwarf Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Variable Dwarf-Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Variable Dwarf-kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Dwarf Forest Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Variable Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Variable Dwarf Kingfisher ( Ceyx lepidus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx lepidus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ceyx lepidus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Catalan: Blauet pigmeu de les Moluques
Czech: Lednácek lesní, ledňáček lesní
Danish: Lepidaisfugl
German: Waldfischer
English: Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher, Dwarf Forest Kingfisher, Dwarf Forest-Kingfisher, Dwarf Kingfisher, Variable Dwarf Kingfisher, Variable Dwarf-kingfisher, Variable Forest Kingfisher, Variable Forest-Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher, Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato]
Esperanto: Varia alciono
Spanish: Martín Pescador Enano, Martín Pescador Variable
Estonian: kääbus-jäälind, mets-jäälind
Finnish: Melanesianpikkukalastaja
French: Martin-pêcheur gracieux, Martin-pêcheur gracieux [sensu lato]
Hungarian: Melanéz törpejégmadár
Indonesian: Raja udang elok, Udangmerah Kerdil, Udang-merah kerdil
Italian: Martin pescatore nano, Martin pescatore nano variabile, Martin pescatore variabile
Japanese (romaji): mamekawasemi
Japanese: マメカワセミ
Scientific: Ceyx lepida, Ceyx lepidus, Ceyx lepidus [sensu lato], Ceyx lepidus lepidus
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis miškinis tulžys
Dutch: Bosdwergijsvogel
Norwegian: Opalisfugl
Polish: zimorodek zmienny
Russian: Африканский карликовый лесной зимородок, Карликовый лесной зимородок
Slovak: rybárik menlivý
Swedish: Variabel kungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Рибалочка-крихітка новогвінейський
Chinese: 矮三趾翠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 矮三趾翠鳥

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