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Barbets (Capitonidae)

Anchieta's Barbet (Stactolaema anchietae) - HBW 7, p. 181

French: Barbican à tête jaune German: Strohkopf-Bartvogel Spanish: Barbudo de Anchieta
Other common names: Yellow-headed Barbet

Taxonomy: Buccanodon anchietae Bocage, 1869, Caconda, south-west Angola.
Forms a superspecies with S. whytii. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • katangae (Vincent, 1934) - NE Angola, S Zaire, and NW, NC & EC Zambia.
  • rex (Neumann, 1908) - WC Angola.
  • anchietae (Bocage, 1869) - SC Angola E to near Zambian border.

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