Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Karoo Eremomela (Eremomela gregalis) - HBW 11, p. 684

French: Érémomèle du Karroo German: Langschwanzeremomela Spanish: Eremomela del Karoo
Other common names: Karoo Green Eremomela/Warbler; Yellow-rumped Eremomela (damarensis)

Taxonomy: Malcorus gregalis A. Smith, 1829, Husab, Swakop River, Damaraland, Namibia.
Forms a superspecies with E. pusilla, E. canescens and E. scotops. Proposed race albigularis, described from Beaufort West, in NE Western Cape (South Africa), synonymized with nominate. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • damarensis Wahlberg, 1855 - Oosop area, in W Namibia.
  • gregalis (A. Smith, 1829) - SW Namibia (S from R Swakop) and SW South Africa (S to Western Cape and E to W Eastern Cape).

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