Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Foxy Cisticola (Cisticola troglodytes) - HBW 11, p. 456

French: Cisticole russule German: Fuchszistensänger Spanish: Cistícola Zorruno

Taxonomy: Drymoica? troglodytes Antinori, 1864, Djur, Bahr-el-Ghazal, Sudan.
Forms a superspecies with C. rufus, and may have affinities with C. fulvicapilla and C. angusticauda. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • troglodytes (Antinori, 1864) - S Chad and Central African Republic E to S Sudan and extreme W Kenya.
  • ferrugineus Heuglin, 1864 - E Sudan and W Ethiopia.

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