Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)

Streak-breasted Honeyeater (Meliphaga reticulata) - HBW 13, p. 595

French: Méliphage réticulé German: Temminckhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero Reticulado
Other common names: Streak-breasted/Timor Meliphaga, Reticulated/Temminck’s/Timor Honeyeater

Taxonomy: Meliphaga reticulata Temminck, 1820, Timor.
On basis of molecular evidence, genus consists of two clades: present species is part of group which contains also M. orientalis, M. analoga, M. albonotata, M. vicina, M. gracilis, M. cinereifrons, M. mimikae, M. montana, M. flavirictus, M. albilineata and M. fordiana. Present species has in the past been placed in genus Lichenostomus, and formerly suggested as being close to Xanthotis. Molecular evidence and plumage similarities indicate that it is closely aligned with M. albilineata a.. View all taxonomy...

Taxonomy: Meliphaga reticulata Temminck, 1820, Timor.
On basis of molecular evidence, genus consists of two clades: present species is part of group which contains also M. orientalis, M. analoga, M. albonotata, M. vicina, M. gracilis, M. cinereifrons, M. mimikae, M. montana, M. flavirictus, M. albilineata and M. fordiana. Present species has in the past been placed in genus Lichenostomus, and formerly suggested as being close to Xanthotis. Molecular evidence and plumage similarities indicate that it is closely aligned with M. albilineata and M. fordiana. Monotypic.

Distribution: Timor and Semau, in E Lesser Sundas.

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