Batises and Wattle-eyes (Platysteiridae)

Chestnut Wattle-eye (Dyaphorophyia castanea) - HBW 11, p. 197

French: Pririt châtain German: Weißbürzel-Lappenschnäpper Spanish: Batis-carunculado Castaño

Taxonomy: Platysteira castanea Fraser, 1843, Clarence, Bioko.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • hormophora Reichenow, 1901 - Sierra Leone E to Benin.
  • castanea (Fraser, 1843) - S Nigeria to S Sudan, W Kenya and NW Tanzania (Bukoba), S to N Angola (N of 10° S), S DRCongo (Kasaji, in Katanga) and extreme N Zambia (Mwinilunga); Bioko I (Fernando Póo).

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