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Barbets (Capitonidae)

Brown Barbet (Calorhamphus fuliginosus) - HBW 7, p. 199

French: Barbu fuligineux German: Braunbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo Pardo

Taxonomy: Mycropogon fuliginosus Temminck, 1830, Pontianak, west Borneo.
Relationships unclear, and species remains very poorly known. Race detersus possibly inseparable from hayii. Four subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • detersus Deignan, 1960 - S Myanmar (extreme S Tenasserim) and adjacent peninsular Thailand (S to Trang).
  • hayii (J. E. Gray, 1831) - Malay Peninsula and Sumatra.
  • tertius Chasen & Kloss, 1929 - N Borneo.
  • fuliginosus (Temminck, 1830) - Borneo (except N).

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