Initially treated in Oxylabes and placed in Timaliidae; later thought to be a Phyllastrephus greenbul and placed in Pycnonotidae, together with Bernieria and Xanthomixis. Recently returned to its own genus within the independent Malagasy radiation, where it has now been joined by C. tenebrosa (see above). Monotypic.
Rainforest of E Madagascar, from Tsaratanana Strict Reserve S to Andohahela National Park.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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