Recently proposed splits for the family African Barbets

Whyte's Barbet     Stactolaema whytii
(Shelley)   1893
s Tanzania; e Malawi.  Miombo woodland e of Rift Valley

Sowerby's Barbet     Stactolaema sowerbyi
Sharpe   1898
se Congo; n,e Zambia; sw Tanzania; w Malawi, ec Zimbabwe, wc Mozambique.  W of Rift Valley
split from: Stactolaema whytii
insert after: Stactolaema whytii
P.A. Clancey,
The taxonomy of the Stactolaema anchietae biogeographical unit of southern savanna woodland barbets
Honeyguide 41 (1995): 131-135

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