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A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis)

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dc.contributor.author Schmidt, Brian K. en
dc.contributor.author Foster, Jeffrey T. en
dc.contributor.author Angehr, George R. en
dc.contributor.author Durrant, Kate L. en
dc.contributor.author Fleischer, Robert C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-15T15:43:31Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-15T15:43:31Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Schmidt, Brian K., Foster, Jeffrey T., Angehr, George R., Durrant, Kate L., and Fleischer, Robert C. 2008. "<a href="https%3A%2F%2Frepository.si.edu%2Fhandle%2F10088%2F7476">A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis)</a>." <em>Zootaxa</em>. 1850:27&ndash;42. en
dc.identifier.issn 1175-5326
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/7476
dc.description.abstract We describe a new species of forest robin from the Gamba Complex in southwest Gabon. This common bird, Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus sp. nov., inhabits primary lowland forest and forages on or near the ground like the other members of the genus Stiphrornis of central and western Africa. Unique phenotypic features of the new species include the male's bright orange chin, throat, and breast, creamy yellow belly, olive green back and rump, and gray flanks. Mitochondrial sequence divergence corroborates our assessment based on its distinct physical characteristics that this is a new species, and suggest that Stiphrornis erythrothorax is likely the most closely related congener. en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Zootaxa en
dc.title A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis) en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 74428
rft.jtitle Zootaxa
rft.volume 1850
rft.spage 27
rft.epage 42
dc.description.SIUnit Encyclopedia of Life en
dc.description.SIUnit Forces of Change en
dc.description.SIUnit stri en
dc.description.SIUnit nzp en
dc.description.SIUnit nmnh en
dc.description.SIUnit nh-vertebrate zoology en
dc.citation.spage 27
dc.citation.epage 42


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