Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

Kungwe Apalis (Apalis argentea) - HBW 11, p. 478

French: Apalis de Moreau German: Kungwefeinsänger Spanish: Apalis de Moreau
Other common names: Peters's Apalis (eidos)

Taxonomy: Apalis argentea Moreau, 1941, Ujamba, Mount Kungwe [= Mount Mahale], west Tanzania.
Forms a superspecies with A. sharpii, A. rufogularis and A. karamojae; often treated as a race of A. rufogularis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • eidos J. L. Peters & Loveridge, 1942 - locally in E DRCongo (Idjwi I, in L Kivu), Rwanda (Nyungwe Forest) and Burundi (Kibira and Bururi Forests).
  • argentea Moreau, 1941 - Mt Mahale, in W Tanzania.

  • Endangered
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