Taxon profile


Coal Tit
Parus ater Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Paridae - tits and chickadees »  genus Parus - tit

Scientific synonyms

Periparus ater (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern




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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Neharpyrhynchus pari Martinů, Dusbábek & Literák, 2008

Included taxa

Number of records: 22

subspecies Parus ater aemodius Blyth, 1844
subspecies Parus ater ater Linnaeus, 1758

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subspecies Parus ater atlas Meade-Waldo, 1901
subspecies Parus ater britannicus Sharpe & Dresser, 1871
subspecies Parus ater chorassanicus Zarudny & Bilkevitsch, 1911
subspecies Parus ater cypriotes Dresser, 1888
subspecies Parus ater derjugini (Zarudny & Loudon, 1903)
subspecies Parus ater gaddi (Zarudny, 1911)
subspecies Parus ater hibernicus Ogilvie-Grant, 1910
subspecies Parus ater insularis Hellmayr, 1902
subspecies Parus ater kuatunensis La Touche, 1923
subspecies Parus ater ledouci Malherbe, 1845
subspecies Parus ater martensi Eck, 1998
subspecies Parus ater melanolophus Vigors, 1831 - Black-crested Tit
subspecies Parus ater michalowskii Bogdanov, 1879
subspecies Parus ater moltchanovi Menzbier, 1903
subspecies Parus ater pekinensis David, 1870
subspecies Parus ater phaeonotus Blanford, 1873
subspecies Parus ater ptilosus Ogilvie-Grant, 1912
subspecies Parus ater rufipectus Severtzov, 1873
subspecies Parus ater sardus Kleinschmidt, 1903
subspecies Parus ater vieirae Nicholson, 1906

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22735965]

Bird Life [] [as Periparus ater (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97272]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Parus ater Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [59874]

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 Periparus ater Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Periparus ater (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Parus ater Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Parus ater]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Periparus ater]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Parus ater]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Parus ater]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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