Australasian Robins (Petroicidae)

Black-throated Robin (Poecilodryas albonotata) - HBW 12, p. 470

French: Miro à gorge noire German: Halsfleckenschnäpper Spanish: Petroica Gorjinegra
Other common names: Black-bibbed Robin, Black-throated Flycatcher/Thicket-flycatcher, White-spotted Flycatcher-robin

Taxonomy: Megalestes albonotatus Salvadori, 1875, Arfak Mountains, New Guinea.
Formerly placed in a monotypic genus, Plesiodryas. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • albonotata (Salvadori, 1875) - N Vogelkop (Tamrau Mts, Arfak Mts), in NW New Guinea.
  • griseiventris Rothschild & E. J. O. Hartert, 1913 - C New Guinea from Weyland Mts, Wissel Lakes district and Snow Mts E to Central Highlands.
  • correcta E. J. O. Hartert, 1930 - mountains of Huon Peninsula and SE New Guinea (E from Aseki area).

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