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Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird
Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis] (= Philemon moluccensis) (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Meliphagidae
Genus:
  Philemon

Scientific:
  Philemon moluccensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.465

Protonym:
  Merops moluccensis

Avibase ID:
  B6C93ED6B32F7532

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B6C93ED6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561995

Geographic range:

  • Philemon moluccensis: Buru (n Moluccas)
  • Philemon plumigenis: Tanimbar Is. (Larat, Yamdena); Kai Is. (Kai Kecil, Kai Besar)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird
Czech:
  zoborožík tmavolící
German:
  Burulederkopf
Danish:
  Molukmunkefugl
Spanish:
  Filemón de las Molucas
Finnish:
  burunkaljumesikko
French:
  Polochion des Moluques ou P. des Tanimbar
Italian:
  Uccello frate faccianera
Japanese:
  morukkahagemitsusui
Japanese:
  モルッカハゲミツスイ
Dutch:
  Boeroe-lederkop
Norwegian:
  Sothodemunkefugl
Polish:
  filemon brazowy
Russian:
  Молуккский филемон
Slovak:
  kvetár čiernolíci
Swedish:
  Moluckmunkskata
Chinese:
  黑脸吮蜜鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird ( Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Polochion des Moluques ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Polochion des Moluques ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Moluccan Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Moluccan Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Moluccas Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Moluccas Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Moluccan Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Philemon moluccensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Philemon moluccensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Philemon moluccensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black-faced Friarbird ( Philemon moluccensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Philemon moluccensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Catalan: frare de l'illa Buru
Czech: Medozobka molucká, zoborožík tmavolící
Danish: Molukmunkefugl
German: Buru Lederkopf, Burulederkopf
English: Black faced Friarbird, Black-faced Friarbird, Black-faced or Tanimbar Friarbird, Moluccan Friarbird, Moluccas friabird, Moluccas Friarbird
Spanish: Filemón de las Molucas
Spanish (Spain): Filemón Moluqueño
Finnish: Burunkaljumesikko
French: Philémon des Moluques, Polochion des Moluques, Polochion des Moluques ou P. des Tanimbar
Hungarian: burui csupaszfejű-mézevő
Indonesian: Burung madu besar Maluku, Cikukua Maluku
Italian: Uccello frate delle Molucche, Uccello frate faccianera
Japanese: morukkahagemitsusui
Japanese: モルッカハゲミツスイ
Latin: Merops moluccensis, Philemon [moluccensis or plumigenis], Philemon moluccensis, Philemon moluccensis moluccensis
Lithuanian: Molukinis filemonas
Dutch: Boeroelederkop, Boeroe-lederkop
Norwegian: Sothodemunkefugl
Polish: filemon brazowy, filemon brązowy
Russian: Молуккский филемон
Slovak: kvetár čiernolíci
Swedish: burumunkskata/mindre munkskata, Moluckmunkskata
Chinese: 黑脸吮蜜鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 摩鹿加吮蜜鳥

 

         

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