Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Chestnut-throated Apalis (Apalis porphyrolaema) - HBW 11, p. 477

French: Apalis à gorge marron German: Bergfeinsänger Spanish: Apalis Gorgicastaño

Taxonomy: Apalis porphyrolaema Reichenow and Neumann, 1895, Eldama, Mau, Kenya.
Forms a superspecies with A. kaboboensis and A. chapini; all sometimes treated as conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • porphyrolaema Reichenow & Neumann, 1895 - E DRCongo, W Rwanda, NW Burundi, E Uganda, Kenya and N Tanzania.
  • affinis Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 - SW Uganda.

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