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Alpine Swift
Tachymarptis melba (Linnaeus, 1758)
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You can select up to 8 checklists to perform a comparison of taxonomic authorities for this taxon and related concepts:

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.)
* Tachymarptis melba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apus melba
Alpine Swift
Apus melba
Alpine Swift
Apus melba
Alpine Swift
Tachymarptis melba melba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba melba (melba)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Tachymarptis melba melba (obscurus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba tuneti  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba tuneti (tuneti)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Tachymarptis melba tuneti (petrensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba archeri  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba [nubifugus or dorabtatai]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba nubifugus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba dorabtatai  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba africanus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba africanus (africanus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Tachymarptis melba africanus (striatus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba maximus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba marjoriae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba willsi  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba dorobtatai  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tachymarptis melba bakeri  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

         

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