Taxon profile


Red-backed Fairywren
Malurus melanocephalus melanocephalus (Latham, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Maluridae - Australasian wrens »  genus Malurus »  species Malurus melanocephalus - Red-backed Fairywren

Scientific synonyms

Malurus brownii Vigors & Horsfield, 1827
Muscicapa melanocephala Latham, 1801
Sylvia dorsalis Lewin, 1808

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [4c20d96f-abf5-49f2-a795-580c7cf5830b]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Malurus melanocephalus melanocephalus (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Malurus melanocephalus melanocephalus (Latham, 1801)]
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 Malurus melanocephalus melanocephalus]
Data retrieved on: 25 April 2013

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