Taxon profile


Blue-naped Sunbird
Arachnothera hypogrammica (S. Müller, 1843)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Nectariniidae - sunbirds »  genus Arachnothera

Scientific synonyms

Arachnothera hypogrammicum (S. Müller, 1843)
Hypogramma hypogrammicum (S. Müller, 1843)
Nectarinia hypogrammica S. Müller, 1843

Other names

= Purple-naped Sunbird

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Arachnothera hypogrammica hypogrammica (S. Müller, 1843)
subspecies Arachnothera hypogrammica lisettae (Delacour, 1926)
subspecies Arachnothera hypogrammica mariae (Deignan, 1943)
subspecies Arachnothera hypogrammica natunensis (Chasen, 1935)
subspecies Arachnothera hypogrammica nuchalis (Blyth, 1843)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22717680]

Bird Life [] [as Arachnothera hypogrammica (Müller, 1843)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22717680]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Hypogramma hypogrammicum Müller, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [59989]

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 Arachnothera hypogrammica S. Müller, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Hypogramma hypogrammicum (Müller, S, 1843)]
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 Hypogramma hypogrammicum Müller, 1843]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Arachnothera hypogrammicum]
Data retrieved on: 8 April 2013

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