Caprimulgus meesi

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Taxonavigation: Caprimulgiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Caprimulgiformes

Familia: Caprimulgidae
Subfamilia: Caprimulginae
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: Caprimulgus meesi


Caprimulgus meesi Sangster & Rozendaal, 2004

Holotype: RMNH 75297, adult male, 15.ix.1975.

Type locality: Nisar, Flores, 8º47’S, 119º58’E, 250 m, collected by Erwin Schmutz.


  • Sangster, G. & Rozendaal, F.G. 2004: Systematic notes on Asian birds. 41. Territorial songs and species-level taxonomy of nightjars of the Caprimulgus macrurus complex, with description of a new species. Zool. Verhand., Leiden, 350: 7–45.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mees's Nightjar