Sunbirds (Nectariniidae)

Whitehead's Spiderhunter (Arachnothera juliae) - HBW 13, p. 320

French: Arachnothère de Whitehead German: Bergspinnenjäger 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).

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