ANAPLECTES

(Ploceidae; Ϯ Northern Red-headed Weaver A. leuconotos) Gr. αναπλεκω anaplekō  to entwine, to braid (cf. ανα ana  with; genus Symplectes Swainson, 1837, weaver); "LXVIII. Anaplectes RCHB.  Kukuksschnabel-Weber  ...  Man hat diese Vögel zu Symplectes gemacht, nachdem man SWAINSON'S eigentlichen und einzigen Symplectes neu benannt hat.   323. A. melanotis (Ploceus - LAFR. Rev. zool. 1830. p. 20.  GUÉRIN Mag. zool. 1839. t. 7.) RCHB.  Der schwarzöhrige Kukuksschnabel-Weber.  ...  323b. A. rubriceps (Sycobius - SUNDEV. Ögfversicht Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Förh. 1850. 97.) RCHB. Der rothköpfige Kukuksschnabel-Weber.  ...  324. A. Sancti Thomae (Sycobius - HARTL. Rév. zoolog. 1848. 109. Beitr. z. Ornith. W.-Afr. 54. t. 9.) RCHB. Der St. Thomas-Kukuksschnabel-Weber" (Reichenbach 1863); "Anaplectes Reichenbach, 1863, Singvögel, p. 86. Type, by subsequent designation (Sharpe, 1890, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 13, p. 411), Ploceus melanotis Lafresnaye, 1840, (nec Swainson, 1838) = Ploceus leuconotus Müller." (Moreau in Peters 1962, XV, 57). 
Var. Anasymplectes.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 21 January 2019).