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Puff-backed Honeyeater
Meliphaga aruensis (Sharpe, 1884)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Meliphaga

Scientific:
  Meliphaga aruensis

Citation:
  (Sharpe, 1884)

Reference:
  Rep.Zool.Coll.Voy.Alert p.19

Protonym:
  Ptilotis aruensis

Avibase ID:
  8E164E0FF9323026

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8E164E0F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561069

Geographic range:

  • Meliphaga aruensis aruensis: S New Guinea and Aru Islands
  • Meliphaga aruensis sharpei: New Guinea, w Papuan islands and D'Entrecasteaux Arch.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Puff-backed Honeyeater
Czech:
  medosavka žlutouchá
German:
  Aruhonigfresser
Danish:
  Tykgumpet Honningæder
Spanish:
  Mielero de las Aru
Finnish:
  isonokkamesikko
French:
  Méliphage bouffant
Italian:
  Succiamiele dorsopiumoso
Japanese:
  ori-bukimimimitsusui
Japanese:
  オリーブキミミミツスイ
Dutch:
  Aroehoningeter
Norwegian:
  Grovnebbhonningeter
Polish:
  miodojad zóltouchy
Russian:
  Аруанский медосос
Slovak:
  medárik hrubozobý
Swedish:
  tjocknäbbad honungsfågel
Chinese:
  蓬背吸蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: menjamel de les illes Aru
Czech: Medosavka labutí, medosavka žlutouchá
Danish: Tykgumpet Honningæder
German: Aru Honigfresser, Aruhonigfresser
English: Large-tufted Honeyeater, Large-tufted Meliphaga, Puff backed Honeyeater, Puff-backed Honeyeater, Puff-backed Meliphaga
Spanish: Melífago de Lomo Inflado, Mielero de las Aru
Spanish (Spain): Mielero de las Aru
Finnish: Isonokkamesikko
French: Méliphage bouffant, Méliphage des forêts
Hungarian: aru-szigeteki mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu, Meliphaga Aru
Italian: Mangiamiele di Aru, Succiamiele dorsopiumoso
Japanese: oriabukimimimitsusui, ori-bukimimimitsusui
Japanese: オリアブキミミミツスイ, オリーブキミミミツスイ
Latin: Meliphaga aruensis, Meliphaga aruensis aruensis, Meliphaga auriculata, Ptilotis aruensis
Lithuanian: Skėstauodegis medčiulpys
Dutch: Aroehoningeter, Aroe-honingeter
Norwegian: Grovnebbhonningeter
Polish: miodojad zóltouchy, miodojad żółtouchy
Russian: Аруанский медосос
Slovak: medárik hrubozobý
Swedish: Tjocknäbbad honungsfågel
Chinese: 蓬背吸蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 噴背吸蜜鳥

 

         

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