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Ploceus cucullatus
(village weaver bird)

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Ploceus cucullatus (village weaver bird)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ploceus cucullatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • village weaver bird
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Oil palm fronds stripped by P. cucullatus. The stripped material is used to build nests.
TitleDamage to oil palm|P. cucullatus damage
CaptionOil palm fronds stripped by P. cucullatus. The stripped material is used to build nests.
CopyrightBrian J. Wood
Oil palm fronds stripped by P. cucullatus. The stripped material is used to build nests.
Damage to oil palm|P. cucullatus damageOil palm fronds stripped by P. cucullatus. The stripped material is used to build nests.Brian J. Wood

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ploceus cucullatus

Preferred Common Name

  • village weaver bird

Other Scientific Names

  • Textor cucullatus

International Common Names

  • English: madame Sarah bird; rice weaver bird
  • Spanish: tejedor del arroz
  • French: madame Sarah

EPPO code

  • HPHACU (Ploceus cucullatus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Passeriformes
  •                         Family: Ploceidae
  •                             Genus: Ploceus
  •                                 Species: Ploceus cucullatus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Central America and Caribbean

Dominican RepublicPresentSchotman, 1989
HaitiPresentSchotman, 1989

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContext
Oryza sativa (rice)PoaceaeMain
Zea mays (maize)PoaceaeMain

Links to Websites

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WebsiteURLComment
GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.
Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS)http://griis.org/Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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