Taxon profile


Metallic Starling
Aplonis metallica metallica (Temminck, 1824)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Sturnidae - starlings and rhabdornis »  genus Aplonis »  species Aplonis metallica - Metallic Starling

Scientific synonyms

Calornis purpurascens G.R. Gray, 1870
Lamprocorax metallicus sapphire Mathews, 1912
Lamprotornis metallicus Temminck, 1824

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [df92beb3-3ded-4fb7-a250-eabf20dd169e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aplonis metallica metallica (Temminck, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Aplonis metallica metallica (Temminck, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Aplonis metallica metallica]
Data retrieved on: 8 April 2013

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