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Mali Firefinch

Lagonosticta virata Bates, 1932

The Mali Firefinch (Lagonosticta virata) is a species of estrildid finch found in Western Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 120,000 km2. It is found in Mali and Senegal. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Lagonosticta

Scientific:
  Lagonosticta virata

Citation:
  Bates, 1932

Reference:
  BBOC 53 p.7

Protonym:
  Lagonosticta rubricata virata

Avibase ID:
  8AC4DC4348A94F87

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8AC4DC43

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560655

Geographic range:

  • Lagonosticta virata: SE Senegal and s Mali (upper Niger River to Guinea border)
English:
Mali Firefinch
Czech:
amarant kulikoro
German:
Maliamarant
Danish:
Maliamarant
Spanish:
Amaranta de Mali
Finnish:
malinruusupeippo
French:
Amarante de Kulikoro
Italian:
Amaranto del Mali
Japanese:
marikougyokuchou
Japanese:
マリコウギョクチョウ
Dutch:
Kuli-Koroamarant
Norwegian:
Maliamarant
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maliamarant
Polish:
amarantka skalna
Portuguese:
Amarante-de-mali
Russian:
Малийский амарант
Slovak:
amarant skalný
Swedish:
maliamarant
Ukrainian:
Амарант малійський
Chinese:
马里火雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amarante de Kulikoro ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amarante de Kulikoro ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Kuli Koro Fire Finch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Kuli Koro Fire Finch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Lagonosticta rubricata virata [version 4]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Lagonosticta rubricata virata [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Mali Firefinch ( Lagonosticta virata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta virata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta virata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Lagonosticta [rhodopareia or virata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: amaranta de Mali
Czech: Amarant bojovný, amarant kulikoro
Danish: Maliamarant
German: Graurückenamarant, Graurücken-Amarant, Maliamarant
English: Black-faced Firefinch, Kuli Koro Fire Finch, Kulikoro Firefinch, Mali Firefinch
English (IOC): Mali Firefinch
Spanish: Amaranta de Mali, Pinzón Candela Kulikoro
Spanish (Spain): Amaranta de Mali
Spanish (HBW): Mali Firefinch
Estonian: mali leekamadiin
Finnish: Malinruusupeippo
French: Amarante à dos gris, Amarante de Kulikoro
Hungarian: Kulikoro-amarant
Italian: Amaranto del Mali, Amaranto di Kuli Koro
Japanese: hashijirokougyokuchou, marikougyokuchou
Japanese: ハシジロコウギョクチョウ, マリコウギョクチョウ
Scientific: Lagonosticta rubricata virata, Lagonosticta virata
Lithuanian: Malinis amarantas
Dutch: Kuli Koro-amarant, Kuli-Koroamarant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maliamarant
Norwegian: Maliamarant
Polish: amarantka skalna
Portuguese: Amarante-de-mali
Russian: Малийский амарант
Slovak: amarant skalný
Serbian: Amaranta iz Malija
Swedish: Maliamarant
Ukrainian: Амарант малійський
Chinese: 马里火雀
Chinese (Traditional): 馬利紅腹火雀

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