Weavers (Ploceidae)

Gola Malimbe (Malimbus ballmanni) - HBW 15, p. 193

French: Malimbe de Ballmann German: Ballmannweber Spanish: Malimbo de Gola
Other common names: Ballman's/Tai Malimbe

Taxonomy: Malimbus ballmanni Wolters, 1974, between Cavally and Keibli Rivers, north-west of Tai, south-western Ivory Coast.
Sometimes referred to as M. golensis, but this is a nomen nudum. Has been thought to form a superspecies with M. racheliae. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme E Sierra Leone (Gola Forest) and adjacent W Liberia; E Liberia and adjacent W Ivory Coast, and recently located in extreme SE Guinea.

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