Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Cryptic Warbler (Cryptosylvicola randrianasoloi) - HBW 11, p. 644

French: Sylvicole cryptique German: Madagaskarsänger Spanish: Silvícola Críptico

Taxonomy: Cryptosylvicola randrianasoloi Goodman et al., 1996, Andringitra National Park, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar.
Affinities uncertain. Resembles several other genera of small Old World oscines variously classed as warblers or as babblers (Timaliidae). DNA analysis suggests that closest relatives are among a Malagasy radiation stemming from African sylviids. Monotypic.

Distribution: Humid evergreen forest belt of E Madagascar.