Long-bearded honeyeater

Long-bearded honeyeater

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Melionyx princeps

The long-bearded honeyeater, is a bird in the honeyeater family Meliphagidae. This species was formerly placed in the genus Melidectes. It was moved to the resurrected genus Melionyx based on the results of a molecular phylogenetic study published in 2019. At the same time the common name was changed from "long-bearded melidectes" to "long-bearded honeyeater".

This is a part of the Wikipedia article used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA).

Geography

Biogeographical Realms

References

1. Long-bearded honeyeater Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-bearded_honeyeater
2. Long-bearded honeyeater on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22704264/132071653

More Fascinating Animals to Learn About