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Smithornis capensis

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: Tyranni
Infraordo: Eurylaimides
Superfamilia: Eurylaimoidea
Familia: Eurylaimidae
Genus: Smithornis
Species: Smithornis capensis
Subspecies: S. c. albigularis - S. c. camerunensis - S. c. capensis - S. c. conjunctus - S. c. cryptoleucus - S. c. delacouri - S. c. medianus - S. c. meinertzhageni - S. c. suahelicus

Name

Smithornis capensis (A. Smith, 1839)

Vernacular names

Reference

Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa pl.27

The African Broadbill, Smithornis capensis, is a species of bird in the Eurylaimidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and moist savanna.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Smithornis capensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

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