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INDICATORIDAE - Honeyguides (4:16)
PRODOTISCUS Sundevall, 1850 M - Prodotiscus regulus Sundevall, 1850; type by monotypy  
Prodotiscus insignis1 Cassin's Honeybird
flavodorsalis Bannerman, 1923 vGuinea to SW Nigeria
insignis (Cassin, 1856) vSE Nigeria to N Angola, NE DR Congo, Uganda, W Kenya
Prodotiscus zambesiae2 Green-backed Honeybird
ellenbecki von Erlanger, 1901 S Ethiopia, C Kenya to NE Tanzania
zambesiae Shelley, 1894 S Angola to SW Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
lathburyi B.P. Hall, 19583 WC Angola (Mts. Moco and Soque) [Hall, 1958 #1882]
Prodotiscus regulus Wahlberg's Honeybird
camerunensis Reichenow, 19214 vLiberia to Togo; Nigeria to Central African Republic
regulus Sundevall, 18505 Ethiopia, S Kenya to Angola and E South Africa
MELIGNOMON Reichenow, 1898 M - Melignomon zenkeri Reichenow, 1898; type by original designation  
Melignomon zenkeri   Reichenow, 1898 Zenker's Honeyguide
iS Cameroon to W Uganda
Melignomon eisentrauti   Louette, 1981 Yellow-footed Honeyguide
iSierra Leone to SW Ghana; Cameroon (Mont Cameroun) [Louette, 1981 #2422]
INDICATOR Stephens, 1815 M - Indicator sparrmanii Stephens, 1815; type by tautonymy = Cuculus indicator Sparrman, 1777  
Indicator pumilio   Chapin, 1958 Dwarf Honeyguide
iE DR Congo, SW Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi [Chapin, 1958 #691]
Indicator willcocksi6 Willcocks's Honeyguide
ansorgei C.H.B. Grant, 1915 Guinea-Bissau
willcocksi Alexander, 19017 Sierra Leone to S Nigeria, DR Congo and W Uganda
hutsoni Bannerman, 1928 C Nigeria, N Cameroon to W South Sudan
Indicator meliphilus 8,9,10  (Oberholser, 1905) Pallid Honeyguide
E Uganda and Kenya to NE Tanzania; C Angola to N Zambia and adjacent SE DR Congo, Malawi and N Mozambique
Indicator exilis Least Honeyguide
poensis Alexander, 1903 vBioko
exilis (Cassin, 1856)11 vGuinea-Bissau to SW Sudan, south to Angola and NW Zambia
pachyrhynchus (von Heuglin, 1864) vE DR Congo, S Uganda to W Kenya
cerophagus Clancey, 197712 NW Zambia, SE DR Congo [Clancey, 1977 #882]
Indicator minor Lesser Honeyguide
1 senegalensis Neumann, 190813 vSenegal to N Cameroon, Chad, W Sudan
1 riggenbachi von Zedlitz, 1915 Cameroon to SW and S South Sudan, W Uganda
1 diadematus Rüppell, 183714 vE Sudan, Ethiopia, N Somalia
2 ussheri Sharpe, 190215 Liberia to Ghana
2 conirostris (Cassin, 1856)16 vSE Nigeria to W Uganda and W Kenya
1 teitensis Neumann, 190017 vE and S Uganda and Kenya to C Angola, N and E Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
1 damarensis (Roberts, 1928) vS Angola to C Namibia
1 minor Stephens, 181518 vSE Botswana, South Africa
Indicator maculatus Spotted Honeyguide
maculatus G.R. Gray, 1847 vGambia to S Nigeria
stictithorax Reichenow, 1877 Cameroon to E DR Congo, SW Uganda
Indicator variegatus 19,20  Lesson, 1830 Scaly-throated Honeyguide
vSE South Sudan, Ethiopia and E Africa to Angola and E and coastal S South Africa
Indicator xanthonotus Yellow-rumped Honeyguide
radcliffii Hume, 187021 NE Pakistan, NW India and W Nepal (?) [Hume, 1870 #14202]
xanthonotus Blyth, 184222 vHimalayas from Nepal east to NE India; Nagaland and Manipur, SE Xizang and N Myanmar
Indicator archipelagicus 23  Temminck, 1832 δ Malaysian Honeyguide
vSW continental SE Asia, Thai-Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo
Indicator indicator 24  (Sparrman, 1777) Greater Honeyguide
iSenegal to Ethiopia and South Africa
MELICHNEUTES Reichenow, 1910 M - Melichneutes sommerfeldi Reichenow, 1910; type by monotypy = Melignomon robustus G.L. Bates, 1909  
Melichneutes robustus   (Bates, G.L., 1909) Lyre-tailed Honeyguide
vSierra Leone to Ivory Coast, Nigeria to W Uganda south to N Angola

1 Forms a superspecies with P. zambesiae; see Short & Horne (1988) [Short, 1988 #4437].
2 For treatment as a separate species from P. insignis see Snow & Clancey in Snow (1978) [Snow, 1978 #13852].
3 For recognition see Mills & Dean (2007) [Mills, 2007 #10626].
4 Includes caurinus Clancey, 1975 [Clancey, 1975 #871]; see Short & Horne (1988) [Short, 1988 #4437].
5 Includes adustoides Clancey, 1952 [Clancey, 1952 #785]; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
6 For treatment as a separate species from I. exilis see Chapin (1962) [Chapin, 1962 #13818].
7 Includes propinquus; see Louette (1981) [Louette, 1981 #13691].
8 For separation from I. exilis see Friedmann (1968) [Friedmann, 1968 #6229].
9 Mayr (1971) [Mayr, 1971 #2562] questioned whether narokensis F.J. Jackson, 1906, belonged in the synonymy of this taxon. It is the immature of this species see Short et al. (1987) [Short, 1987 #3624].
10 Implicitly includes appelator and angolensis; following Short & Horne (1988) [Short, 1988 #4437]; but later Short & Horne (2002) [Short, 2002 #12186] recognised angolensis.
11 Includes leona; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
12 For recognition see Dowsett et al. (2008) [Dowsett, 2008 #12725].
13 Includes alexanderi; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
14 Includes erlangeri; see Short & Horne (2002) [Short, 2002 #12186].
15 For treatment of this and the next subspecies within a broad I. minor see Dowsett-Lemaire (2008) [Dowsett-Lemaire, 2008 #12054].
16 Includes pallidus Marchant, 1950 [Marchant, 1950 #2484]; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
17 Includes valens Clancey, 1977 [Clancey, 1977 #883]; see Short & Horne (1988) [Short, 1988 #4437].
18 Includes albigularis; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191].
19 Includes jubaensis; see White (1965) [White, 1965 #4191]. Implictly includes pseudonymus Clancey, 1977 [Clancey, 1977 #884], dryas Clancey, 1979 [Clancey, 1979 #897], and satyrus Clancey, 1979 [Clancey, 1979 #897]; see Short & Horne (2002) [Short, 2002 #12186].
20 Forms a superspecies with I. maculatus; see Short & Horne (1988) [Short, 1988 #4437].
21 For recognition see Short & Horne (2002) [Short, 2002 #12186], but see Rasmussen & Anderton (2005) [Rasmussen, 2005 #4749].
22 Includes fulvus Ripley, 1951 [Ripley, 1951 #3301]; see Short & Horne (2002) [Short, 2002 #12186].
23 Correct original spelling. Spelling archipelagus in Peters (1948) [Peters, 1948 #3014] an ISS.
24 Includes inquisitor Clancey, 1970 [Clancey, 1970 #841]; see Vernon & Dean in Hockey et al. (2005) [Hockey, 2005 #12724].
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