Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Passeriformes > Suborder Passeri > Superfamily Muscicapoidea > Family Saxicolidae > Genus Erithacus

Erithacus rubecula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Motacilla Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ErithacusCuvier, 1800accepted genus name

Species group names

Motacilla rubecula Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: canakuqi; gjinokuqi; grykakuqi; gushakuqi; gushali; gushari; gushëkuqi; gushëspeci sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: Червеногръдка sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 Danish: Rødhals sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Roodborst sources: Dutch Species Register
 English: Robin sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 English-United States: European Robin; Robin sources: Charles Hussey
 Galician: Spideog
 German: Rotkehlchen sources: german PESI focal point
 Greek: Κοκκινολαίμης ; Κοκκινολαίμης sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Irish: Spideog sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אדום-חזה sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: liepsnelė sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: rødstrupe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 188
 Norwegian Nynorsk: raudstrupe sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 188
 Romanian: Măcăleandru sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: зарянка; или малиновка (устар.); или реполов sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: taščica sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Petirrojo sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: rödhake
 Turkish: Kizilgerdan; Kızılgerdan sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Вільшанка; Європейська вільшанка sources: Ukraine PESI focal point;Ukranian PESI focal point
 Welsh: robin goch



External Links



Drs Cees Roselaar. Erithacus rubecula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=97170




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