Stripe-faced greenbul

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Stripe-faced greenbul
Andropadus milanjensis.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Arizelocichla
Species: A. striifacies
Binomial name
Arizelocichla striifacies
(Reichenow & Neumann, 1895)
Synonyms
  • Andropadus milanjensis chyulu
  • Andropadus milanjensis striifacies
  • Andropadus milanjensis striifascies
  • Andropadus striifacies
  • Andropadus striifascies
  • Arizelocichla milanjensis striifacies
  • Pycnonotus milanjensis striifacies
  • Pycnonotus milanjensis striifascies
  • Xenocichla striifacies

The stripe-faced greenbul (Arizelocichla striifacies) is a species of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is found in Africa from south-eastern Kenya to south-western Tanzania.[2]

Taxonomy and systematics

The stripe-faced greenbul was originally described in the genus Xenocichla (a synonym for Bleda), then classified in Andropadus and, in 2010 re-classified to the new genus Arizelocichla.[3] Some authorities have considered the stripe-faced greenbul to be a subspecies of the stripe-cheeked greenbul.[4]

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Arizelocichla striifacies". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712821A104132328. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712821A104132328.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
  3. ^ "Taxonomy Version 2 « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  4. ^ "Arizelocichla striifacies - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-04-06.


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