Taxon profile


White-shouldered Black Tit
Melaniparus guineensis (Shelley, 1900)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Paridae - tits and chickadees »  genus Melaniparus

Scientific synonyms

Parus leucomelas guineensis Shelley, 1900 o
Parus guineensis Shelley, 1900
Melaniparus leucomelas guineensis (Shelley, 1900)
Melaniparus leucomelas camerunensis
Melaniparus leucomelas lacuum
Melaniparus leucomelas leucopterus
Melaniparus leucomelas purpurascens

Other names

= Pale-eyed Black Tit
= White-shouldered Tit

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22711820]

Bird Life [] [as Melaniparus guineensis (Shelley, 1900)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22711820]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Melaniparus guineensis (Shelley, 1900)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Melaniparus guineensis (Shelley, 1900)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Melaniparus guineensis Shelley, 1900]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melaniparus guineensis]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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