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genus

Lamprotornis Temminck, 1820

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Sturnidae - starlings and rhabdornis »  subfamily Sturninae

Scientific synonyms

Coccycolius Oustalet, 1879
Hylopsar von Boetticher, 1940
Notopholia Roberts, 1922

Included taxa

Number of records: 23

species Lamprotornis acuticaudus (Bocage, 1869) - Sharp-tailed Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis australis (A. Smith, 1836) - Burchell's Starling

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species Lamprotornis benguelensis Shelley, 1906
species Lamprotornis caudatus (Müller, 1776) - Long-tailed Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis chalcurus Nordmann, 1835 - Bronze-tailed Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis chalybaeus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1828 - Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis chloropterus Swainson, 1838 - Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis corruscus Nordmann, 1835 - Black-bellied Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis cupreocauda (Hartlaub, 1857) - Copper-tailed Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis hildebrandti (Cabanis, 1878) - Hildebrandt's Starling

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species Lamprotornis iris (Oustalet, 1879) - Iris Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis mevesii (Wahlberg, 1856) - Meve's Starling

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species Lamprotornis nitens (Linnaeus, 1766) - Red-shouldered Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis ornatus (Daudin, 1800) - Principe Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis pulcher (Müller, 1776) - Chestnut-bellied Starling
species Lamprotornis purpureiceps (Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851) - Purple-headed Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis purpureus (Müller, 1776) - Purple Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis purpuroptera Rüppell, 1845 - Rueppell's Glossy-starling

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species Lamprotornis regius (Reichenow, 1879) - Golden-breasted Starling

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species Lamprotornis shelleyi (Sharpe, 1890) - Shelley's Starling
species Lamprotornis splendidus (Vieillot, 1822) - Splendid Glossy-starling
species Lamprotornis superbus Rüppell, 1845 - Superb Starling

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species Lamprotornis violacior Clancey, 1973

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1239596]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Lamprotornis Temminck, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Lamprotornis Temminck, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Hylopsar von Boetticher, 1940]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Notopholia Roberts, 1922]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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