Taxon profile


Red-billed Quelea
Quelea quelea (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Ploceidae - weavers and widowbirds »  genus Quelea

Other names

= Red-billed dioch
= Red-billed weaver

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Myrsidea queleae Tendeiro, 1964, Machaerilaemus plocei Bedford, 1920

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Quelea quelea aethiopica (Sundevall, 1850)
subspecies Quelea quelea lathamii (A. Smith, 1836)
subspecies Quelea quelea quelea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [8572]

Bird Life [] [as Quelea quelea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Quelea quelea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Pest Information Wiki [Quelea_quelea]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Quelea quelea (Linnaeus 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Quelea quelea (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Quelea quelea]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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