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Vogelkop Melidectes
Melidectes leucostephes (Meyer, AB, 1874)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Melidectes

Scientific:
  Melidectes leucostephes

Citation:
  (Meyer, AB, 1874)

Reference:
  Sitz.K.Akad.Wiss.Wien 70(1874) p.110

Protonym:
  Melirrhophetes leucostephes

Avibase ID:
  2742D234FE304DB7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2742D234

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561057

Geographic range:

  • Melidectes leucostephes: W New Guinea (Tamrau, Arfak, Fak Fak and Kumawa mts.)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Vogelkop Melidectes
Czech:
  květosavka bělovousá
German:
  Diademhonigfresser
Danish:
  Hvidhovedet Honningæder
Spanish:
  Mielero de Vogelkop
Finnish:
  valkonaamamesikko
French:
  Méliphage à face blanche
Italian:
  Succiamiele del Vogelkop
Japanese:
  shirogaoyamamitsusui
Japanese:
  シロガオヤマミツスイ
Dutch:
  Witmaskerhoningeter
Norwegian:
  Hvitskjegghonningeter
Polish:
  dziwook bialoczelny
Russian:
  Белолицый мелидек
Slovak:
  medárik bledozobý
Swedish:
  vogelkophonungsfågel
Chinese:
  白额寻蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Méliphage à face blanche ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Méliphage à face blanche ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   White-fronted Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   White-fronted Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   White-fronted Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   White-fronted Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   White-capped Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Melidectes leucostephes [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melidectes leucostephes [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melidectes leucostephes [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Vogelkop Melidectes ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Vogelkop Honeyeater ( Melidectes leucostephes) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melidectes leucostephes [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melidectes leucostephes [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melidectes [belfordi, rufocrissalis, foersteri or leucostephes] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: menjamel de Vogelkop
Czech: květosavka bělovousá, Mednatka belocelá
Danish: Hvidhovedet Honningæder
German: Diademhonigfresser, Diadem-Honigfresser
English: Arfak Melidectes, Vogelkop Honeyeater, Vogelkop Melidectes, Vogelkop Wattled Honeyeater, White-capped Honeyeater, White-fronted Honeyeater, White-fronted Melidectes
Spanish: Mielero de Vogelkop, Pájaro Miel de Frente Blanco
Finnish: Valkonaamamesikko
French: Méliphage à face blanche, Méliphage diadème
Hungarian: diadémmézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu muka putih, Melidektes Vogelkop
Italian: Mangiamiele frontebianca della Nuova Guinea, Succiamiele del Vogelkop
Japanese: shirogaoyamamitsusui
Japanese: シロガオヤマミツスイ
Latin: Melidectes leucostephes, Melirrhophetes leucostephes
Lithuanian: Baltaveidis melidekas
Dutch: Witmaskerhoningeter, Witmasker-honingeter
Norwegian: Hvitskjegghonningeter
Polish: dziwook bialoczelny, dziwook białoczelny
Russian: Белолицый мелидек
Slovak: medárik bledozobý
Swedish: vogelkophonungsfågel, Vogelkopmelidectes
Chinese: 白额寻蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白額大蜜鳥

 

         

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