Whitehead's Spiderhunter (Arachnothera juliae) - HBW 13, p. 320
French: Arachnothère de Whitehead
Spanish: Arañero de Whitehead
Taxonomy: Arachnothera juliae Sharpe, 1887, Mount Kinabalu, north Borneo.
Very distinctive species with no obvious close relatives. Monotypic.
Distribution: Borneo: in Sarawak (Mt Dulit, Mt Kalulong, Mt Murud, Mt Selidang, Usun Apau Plateau, Kelabit Uplands and Mt Mulu), Sabah (Mt Kinabalu, Mt Trus Madi and Crocker Range) and Kalimantan Timur (upper R Bahau and Mt Lanjut).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult bird in flight, seen from below.
Locality Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (Monotypic species)
James Eaton 1 November 2009 22 weeks ago 3
A distant bird showing its characteristic yellow rump
Locality Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (Monotypic species)
monicayhector 1 August 2008 3 years ago 1
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