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Brown-backed Munia
Spermestes nigriceps (Cassin, 1852)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Spermestes

Scientific:
  Spermestes nigriceps

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1852)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 6 p.185

Protonym:
  Spermestes nigriceps

Avibase ID:
  A02BCF5ECF65DBF3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A02BCF5E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560863

Geographic range:

  • Spermestes nigriceps [nigriceps or minor]: S Somalia to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and S Africa
  • Spermestes nigriceps woltersi: SE Democratic Republic of the Congo to nw Zambia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Brown-backed Munia
Czech:
  stračka hnědohřbetá
German:
  Glanzelsterchen
Danish:
  Brunrygget Skadefinke
Spanish:
  Capuchino de Lomo Castaño
French:
  Capucin à dos brun
Italian:
  Cappuccino dorsobruno
Japanese:
  kuroshichihou (nigriceps/woltersi)
Japanese:
  クロシチホウ (nigriceps/woltersi)
Dutch:
  Bruinrugekstertje
Norwegian:
  Brunrygget bronsefink
Polish:
  mniszka rdzawogrzbieta
Portuguese:
  Freirinha-de-dorso-vermelho
Slovak:
  mníška hrdzavochrbtá
Swedish:
  Rödryggad manakin
Chinese:
  褐背文鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Brown-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Spermestes nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Spermestes nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Spermestes nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Spermestes nigriceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Spermestes nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Capucin à dos brun ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Rufous-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Brown-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 1.55:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 2015:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 2016:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 2017:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
eBird version 2018:
   Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed) ( Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-backed Mannikin ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Brown-backed Munia ( Lonchura nigriceps) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Spermestes [bicolor or nigriceps] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3 


Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Rooirugfret
Catalan: Maniquí blanc i negre, Maniquí blanc-i-negre
Czech: stračka hnědohřbetá
Danish: Brunrygget Skadefinke
German: Glanzelsterchen
English: Black-and-white Mannikin (Red-backed), Brown backed Munia, Brown-backed Mannikin, Brown-backed Munia, Chestnut-backed Munia, Red-backed Mannikin, Rufous-backed Mannikin, Rufous-backed Munia
Spanish: Capuchino de Lomo Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Capuchino Bicolor (nigriceps/woltersi)
Estonian: ruskselg-amadiin
French: Capucin à dos brun, Capucin bicolore (à dos brun), Capucin bicolore [nigriceps ou woltersi], Mannikin à dos rougeâtre, Spermète à bec bleu, Spermète à dos brun
Italian: Cappuccino dorsobruno
Japanese: kuroshichihou (nigriceps/woltersi)
Japanese: クロシチホウ (nigriceps/woltersi)
Latin: Lonchura bicolor, Lonchura bicolor nigriceps, Lonchura nigriceps, Spermestes bicolor, Spermestes bicolor nigriceps, Spermestes bicolor nigriceps/woltersi, Spermestes nigriceps
Dutch: Bruinrugekstertje, Glansekstertje (nigriceps/woltersi)
Norwegian: Brunrygget bronsefink, svartryggmannikin (nigriceps/woltersi)
Polish: mniszka rdzawogrzbieta
Portuguese: Freirinha-de-dorso-vermelho
Slovak: mníška hrdzavochrbtá
Swedish: Rödryggad manakin, rostryggig munia
Swahili: Tongo Kanga
Tsonga: Rijajani
Chinese: 褐背文鸟

 

         

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