Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)

Striped Honeyeater (Plectorhyncha lanceolata) - HBW 13, p. 690

French: Méliphage lancéolé German: Strichelhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero Lanceolado
Other common names: Lanceolated Honeyeater

Taxonomy: Plectorhyncha lanceolata Gould, 1838, New South Wales, Australia.
Molecular studies indicate that genus is closely allied to the morphologically dissimilar and monotypic Grantiella, both being part of a subclade that includes also Philemon and Xanthotis. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Australia from C & SE Queensland (mainly S of 20° S) S & SW through inland and NE New South Wales (extending to coast S to about Sydney) to NW Victoria and SE South Australia (E of Yorke Peninsula).