Cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae)

Long-tailed Triller (Lalage leucopyga) - HBW 10, p. 107

French: Échenilleur pie German: Langschwanzlalage Spanish: Oruguero Colilargo

Taxonomy: Symmorphus leucopygus Gould, 1838, “New South Wales”; error = Norfolk Island.
Nominate race extinct. Five extant subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • affinis (Tristram, 1879) - SE Solomons (San Cristobal, Uki).
  • deficiens Mayr & Ripley, 1941 - Torres Is and Banks Is.
  • albiloris Mayr & Ripley, 1941 - N & C Vanuatu.

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  • affinis (Tristram, 1879) - SE Solomons (San Cristobal, Uki).
  • deficiens Mayr & Ripley, 1941 - Torres Is and Banks Is.
  • albiloris Mayr & Ripley, 1941 - N & C Vanuatu.
  • simillima (F. Sarasin, 1913) - S Vanuatu and Loyalty Is.
  • montrosieri J. Verrreaux & Des Murs, 1860 - New Caledonia.
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