Mangrove Honeyeater

Mangrove Honeyeater / Gavicalis fasciogularis

Mangrove Honeyeater

Here the details of the Mangrove Honeyeater named bird below:

SCI Name:  Gavicalis fasciogularis
Protonym:  Ptilotis fasciogularis Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1851) (1851), Pt19 no.236 p.285
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  manhon1
Type Locality:  Moreton Bay, Queensland.
Publish Year:  1854
IUCN Status:  


(Meliphagidae; Singing Honeyeater G. virescens) Anagram of genus Caligavis Iredale,1956, honeyeater; "(ii) Gavicalis Schodde & Mason, subgen. nov.:  ventrally streaked grey-brown or citrine body plumage with or without flavonoids, extensive narrow blackish eye stripe, diffusely yellowish malar stripe under eye extended into diffusely yellow auricular plume, no white post-ocular spot or dusky submalar stripe, and pale upper neck patch diffuse, whitish and merging with diffuse auricular plume.  Two species in Australo-Papuan woodlands and coastal scrubs and mangroves; both in Australia: versicolor Gould, virescens Vieillot.  As noted by Wolters (1975-82), this group has not been formally described, and so is named here   ...   TYPIFICATION OF NEW TAXA: subgenus Gavicalis Schodde & Mason:  type species: Lichenostomus virescens (Vieillot).  Gavicalis is an anagram of Caligavis." (Schodde & Mason 1999); "Gavicalis Schodde and Mason, 1999, The Directory of Australian Birds. Passerines, p.   Type, by original designation, Lichenostomus virescens (Vieillot) = Melithreptus virescens Vieillot, 1817." (JAJ 2021).

L. fascia streak, band; Mod. L. gularis throated < L. gula throat.