Cinnyris bifasciatus

Cinnyris bifasciatus (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Nectariniidae
Genus: Cinnyris
Species: Cinnyris bifasciatus
Subspecies: C. b. bifasciatus - C. b. microrhynchus - C. b. strophium

Name

Cinnyris bifasciatus (Shaw, 1812)

Synonyms

* Nectarinia bifasciata

Vernacular names

Reference

General Zoology, or systematic natural history 8 pt1 p.198

The Purple-banded Sunbird (Nectarinia bifasciata or Cinnyris bifasciatus) is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The Tsavo Sunbird, sometimes lumped with the Purple-banded, is here considered a separate species.
References

BirdLife International 2004. Nectarinia bifasciata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.

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