(syn. Ploceus Ϯ Black-billed Weaver P. melanogaster) Gr. ἑτερος heteros  different; ὑφαντης huphantēs  weaver  < ὑφαινω huphainō  to weave; "46. HETERHYPHANTES.   [figure] Head of Heterhyphantes melanogaster, to show nostrils and nuchal hairs*.   ...   *This species has been shown for illustration, as it shows the nuchal hairs developed in an extraordinary way. It is not often that they can be seen so plainly.  ...  1. Heterhyphantes nigricollis.  ...  2. Heterhyphantes melanoxanthus.  ...  3. Heterhyphantes melanogaster.  ...  4. Heterhyphantes sancti thomæ.  ...  5. Heterhyphantes reichenowi.  ...  6. Heterhyphantes baglafecht  ...  7. Heterhyphantes emini." (Sharpe 1890); "Heterhyphantes Sharpe, 1890, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 13, p. 414. Type, by subsequent designation, Ploceus melanogaster (Shelley, 1896, Birds Africa, 1, p. 37)." (Moreau in Peters 1962, XV, 33).

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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 18 January 2019).