Object detail

This bird specimen is a syntype for the species "Xanthotis flaviventer visi", otherwise known as the Tawny-breasted Honeyeater. A syntype is a specimen in a series or collection of specimens upon wich the description and name of a new species is based, where there is no designated holotype.

This bird is found in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Australia. It lives in tropical and subtropical lowland forests.
Taxonomic classification
Xanthotis flaviventer visi
Common name
Tawny-breasted Honeyeater
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
30 May 1983
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/ and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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