Textor velatus upembae
Usually considered conspecific with P. katangae, but differs in its pale olive-green nape merging with mantle vs yellow nape demarcated sharply from olive-green mantle by vague narrow blackish line (2); reduced black on front of head, resulting in narrower forehead and not extending around eyes (2); mantle to rump and wing-coverts plain yellowish olive-green, without blackish streaks and edgings (2); females and eclipse males dorsally washed olive vs warm brownish#R (ns); larger bill (8.4–8.7 mm vs 7–7.6 deeper, 6.5–7.1 vs 5.5–5.9 wider and 18 vs 17.2 longer#R; allow 2); split supported by some preliminary molecular data#R. Monotypic.
SE DRCongo (R Lualaba).
Status and conservation
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