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Huon Melidectes
Melidectes foersteri (Rothschild & Hartert, 1911)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Melidectes

Scientific:
  Melidectes foersteri

Citation:
  (Rothschild & Hartert, 1911)

Reference:
  BBOC 29 p.12

Protonym:
  Melirrhophetes foersteri

Avibase ID:
  9C7768D111CF93D2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9C7768D1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561055

Geographic range:

  • Melidectes foersteri: NE New Guinea (montane forests of Huon Peninsula)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Huon Melidectes
Czech:
  květosavka červenolaločnatá
German:
  Foersterhonigfresser
Danish:
  Huonhonningæder
Spanish:
  Mielero de Foerster
Finnish:
  isonokimesikko
French:
  Méliphage de Foerster
Italian:
  Succiamiele di Huon
Japanese:
  ferusuta-yamamitsusui
Japanese:
  フェルスターヤマミツスイ
Dutch:
  Försters Honingeter
Norwegian:
  Bloddråpehonningeter
Polish:
  dziwook koralowy
Russian:
  Мелидек Форстера
Slovak:
  medárik pestrohlavý
Swedish:
  huonhonungsfågel
Chinese:
  休恩寻蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: menjamel de Foerster
Czech: květosavka červenolaločnatá, Mednatka Foersterova
Danish: Huonhonningæder
German: Foerster Honigfresser, Foersterhonigfresser, Foerster-Honigfresser
English: Foerster's Melidectes, Forster's Melidectes, Huon Honeyeater, Huon Melidectes, Huon Wattled Honeyeater, Huon Wattled Melidectes
Spanish: Mielero de Foerster, Pájaro Miel de Foerster
Finnish: Isonokimesikko
French: Méliphage de Foerster, Méliphage d'Huon
Hungarian: Foerster-mézevő
Italian: Mangiamiele di Foerster, Succiamiele di Huon
Japanese: ferusutaayamamitsusui, ferusuta-yamamitsusui, fosuta-yamamitsusui
Japanese: フェルスタアヤマミツスイ, フェルスターヤマミツスイ, フォスターヤマミツスイ
Latin: Melidectes belfordi foersteri, Melidectes foersteri, Melirrhophetes foersteri
Lithuanian: Forsterio melidekas
Dutch: Förster-honingeter, Försters Honingeter
Norwegian: Bloddråpehonningeter
Polish: dziwook koralowy
Russian: Мелидек Форстера
Slovak: medárik pestrohlavý
Swedish: huonhonungsfågel, Huonmelidectes
Chinese: 休恩寻蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 休恩島飲大蜜鳥

 

         

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