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Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato]

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

The Variable Dwarf Kingfisher (Ceyx lepidus), also known as the Chameleon Dwarf Kingfisher, is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family that is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Ceyx

Scientific:
  Ceyx lepidus

Citation:
  Temminck, 1836

Reference:
  Pl.Col. livr.100 pl.595 fig.1

Protonym:
  Ceyx lepida

Avibase ID:
  FCC0E1FC683C03C1

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554565

Geographic range:

  • 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: Solomon Islands (Choiseul and Santa Isabel)
  • Ceyx pallidus: Solomon Islands (Bougainville and Buka)
  • Ceyx nigromaxilla: Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx malaitae: Known from the type specimen from Malaita (Solomon Islands)
  • Ceyx gentianus: Makira (Solomon Islands)
  • Show more...
English:
Variable Kingfisher [sensu lato]
Czech:
ledňáček lesní
German:
Waldfischer
Danish:
Lepidaisfugl
Spanish:
Martín Pescador Variable
Finnish:
melanesianpikkukalastaja
French:
Martin-pêcheur gracieux [sensu lato]
Italian:
Martin pescatore variabile
Japanese:
mamekawasemi
Japanese:
マメカワセミ
Dutch:
Bosdwergijsvogel
Norwegian:
Opalisfugl
Polish:
zimorodek zmienny
Russian:
Африканский карликовый лесной зимородок
Slovak:
rybárik menlivý
Swedish:
Variabel kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Рибалочка-крихітка новогвінейський
Chinese:
矮三趾翠鸟


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])
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 2nd edition (1996):
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]
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: 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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