Taxon profile


Shining Bronze-cuckoo
Chrysococcyx lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cuculiformes - cuckoos »  family Cuculidae - cuckoos »  genus Chrysococcyx

Scientific synonyms

Cuculus lucidus Gmelin, 1788
Chalcites lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)
Chalchites lucidus
Lamprococcyx lucidus australis Mathews, 1916
Cuculus nitens

Other names

= Pīpīwharauroa

Least Concern

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Chrysococcyx lucidus harterti (Mayr, 1932)
subspecies Chrysococcyx lucidus layardi Mathews, 1912
subspecies Chrysococcyx lucidus lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)
subspecies Chrysococcyx lucidus plagosus (Latham, 1802)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22683973]

Bird Life [] [as Chalcites lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [5c51e45a-597b-4e18-a204-e6191f878b00]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chrysococcyx lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [54818]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Chalcites lucidus J. F. Gmelin, 1788]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Chrysococcyx lucidus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Chrysococcyx lucidus (Gmelin, 1788)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Chrysococcyx lucidus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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