Honeyguides (Indicatoridae)

Spotted Honeyguide (Indicator maculatus) - HBW 7, p. 292

French: Indicateur tacheté German: Tropfenbrust-Honiganzeiger Spanish: Indicador Moteado

Taxonomy: Indicator maculatus G. R. Gray, 1847, no locality = Gambia.
Forms a superspecies with I. variegatus, marginally overlapping in SW Sudan and W Uganda. Proposed race feae synonymous with nominate maculatus; theresae with stictithorax. E race often listen as “stictothorax but original spelling, stictithorax, must stand. Two subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • maculatus G. R. Gray, 1847 - Gambia to Nigeria.
  • stictithorax Reichenow, 1877 - S Cameroon E to SW Sudan, S to N Angola (Cabinda), S & E Zaire and SW Uganda.

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