Hitherto usually treated as conspecific with C. gulielmitertii, C. nigrifrons and C. amabilis, but differs from these in its whitish underwing-stripe vs all plain dark brown underwing (3) and large cheek patch in female (2), plus (vs gulielmitertii) whitish vs yellow face colour (ns) and cheek patch size in male (2); (vs nigrifrons) whitish vs yellow face colour (2) and crown colour in male (ns); and (vs amabilis) in latter’s creamy-yellow underparts and lack of cheek mark in male (3). Three subspecies recognized.
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