Cyanops franklini [sic] auricularis
Robinson and Kloss, 1919,
Langbian Peaks 5500–6500 feet [c. 1675–1980 m], south Annam.
Until recently considered conspecific with P. franklinii, but split proposed on molecular grounds#R supported by morphological evidence: yellow extending down throat onto upper breast, with much more pronounced narrow blackish upper breastband than seen in other taxa, with a bluish lower border (2); white-flecked blackish vs plain greyish-white ear-coverts (2); blue-tinged black vs greyish-white lower submoustachial area (2); slightly smaller size (effect size for wing –2.86) (2). Monotypic.
SE Laos and S Vietnam.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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