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White-backed Stilt
Himantopus melanurus Vieillot, 1817
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Recurvirostridae
Genus:
  Himantopus

Scientific:
  Himantopus melanurus

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1817

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 10 p.42

Protonym:
  Himantopus melanurus

Avibase ID:
  E28480D77FD3ACE4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E28480D7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560444

Geographic range:

  • Himantopus melanurus: N Chile and e-central Peru to se Brazil and c Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  White-backed Stilt
Czech:
  pisila jihoamerická
German:
  Halsband-Stelzenläufer
Danish:
  Hvidkronet Stylteløber
Spanish:
  Cigüeñuela Americana
Finnish:
  chilenpitkäjalka
French:
  Échasse à queue noire
Italian:
  Cavaliere dorsonero
Japanese:
  nambeiseitakashigi
Japanese:
  ナンベイセイタカシギ
Dutch:
  Zuid-Amerikaanse Steltkluut
Norwegian:
  Hvitkronestylteløper
Polish:
  szczudlak obrozny
Portuguese:
  Pernilongo-de-costas-brancas
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pernilongo-de-costas-brancas
Russian:
  Южноамериканский ходулочник
Slovak:
  šišila bielochrbtá
Swedish:
  vitkronad styltlöpare
Chinese:
  南美长脚鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Échasse à queue noire ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Southern Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
    Himantopus mexicanus melanurus [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 1.52:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 2015:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 2016:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 2017:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
eBird version 2018:
   Black-necked Stilt (White-backed) ( Himantopus mexicanus melanurus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black-tailed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black-tailed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   White-backed Stilt ( Himantopus melanurus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Himantopus himantopus melanurus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Himantopus melanurus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Himantopus [himantopus, ceylonensis, leucocephalus, mexicanus or melanurus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Czech: Pisila jihoamerická
Danish: Hvidkronet Stylteløber
German: Halsband-Stelzenläufer
English: Black-necked Stilt, Black-necked Stilt (White-backed), Black-tailed Stilt, South American Stilt, Southern Stilt, White backed Stilt, White-backed Stilt
Spanish: Cigüeñuela Americana, Cigüeñuela de Cola Negra, Monjita Americana (melanurus), Perrito, Tero Real, Tero-real
Spanish (Argentine): Tero real, Tero-real, Tero-real (melanurus)
Spanish (Chile): Perrito (melanurus)
Spanish (Spain): Cigüeñuela Cuellinegra (melanurus)
Spanish (Mexico): Monjita Americana (melanurus)
Spanish (Paraguay): Tero real
Spanish (Uruguay): Tero Real, Tero Real Espalda Blanca
Estonian: valjas-karkjalg
Finnish: Chilenpitkäjalka
French: Échasse à dos blanc, Échasse à queue noire, Échasse d'Amérique (à queue noire), Échasse d'Amérique (melanurus)
Guarani: Tetéu jagua
Hungarian: fehérhátú gólyatöcs
Italian: Cavaliere dorsonero
Japanese: kuroeriseitakashigi (melanurus), nambeiseitakashigi, nanbeiseitakashigi
Japanese: クロエリセイタカシギ (melanurus), ナンベイセイタカシギ
Latin: Himantopus himantopus melanurus, Himantopus melanurus, Himantopus mexicanus melanurus
Dutch: Amerikaanse Steltkluut (melanurus), Zuidamerikaanse steltkluut, Zuid-Amerikaanse Steltkluut
Norwegian: Hvitkronestylteløper, svartkronestylteløper (melanurus)
Polish: szczudlak obrozny, szczudłak obrożny
Portuguese: cachorrinho, Pernilongo-de-costas-brancas, quero-quero-da-praia
Portuguese (Brazil): cachorrinho, Pernilongo-de-costas-brancas, quero-quero-da-praia
Portuguese (Portugal): Pernilongo-de-dorso-preto (melanurus)
Russian: Южноамериканский ходулочник
Slovak: šišila bielochrbtá
Swedish: Vitkronad styltlöpare
Chinese: 南美长脚鹬
Chinese (Traditional): 白背高蹺鴴

 

         

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