Muni River, Gabon.
Formerly sometimes placed with M. gularis in genus Meropiscus. Has been placed with other small, rounded-winged species lacking tail-streamers in genus Melittophagus (see M. lafresnayii). Previously considered conspecific with M. mentalis (which see). Kenyan population has been described as race yalensis, but now considered indistinguishable. Monotypic.
S Cameroon and N Gabon to E DRCongo, also W Kenya.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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