Lybiidae (African barbets)

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Number of genera: 11
Number of species: 43
Number of species completed: 15
In French: page des barbicans et barbions en Français


Genus Trachylaemus – 1 species
Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus


Genus Trachyphonus – 4 species
Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
* D’Arnaud’s Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii
* Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus


Genus Cryptolybia – 1 species
Green Barbet Cryptolybia olivacea


Genus Buccanodon – 1 species
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui


Genus Gymnobucco – 4 species
Grey-throated Barbet Gymnobucco bonapartei
Sladen’s Barbet Gymnobucco sladeni
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus


Genus Stactolaema – 3 species
* White-eared Barbet Stactolaema leucotis
Whyte’s Barbet Stactolaema whytii
* Anchieta’s Barbet Stactolaema anchietae


Genus Pogoniulus – 10 species
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus
Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex
Moustached Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax
* Western Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaea
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus
* Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus
White-chested Tinkerbird Pogoniulus makawai
* Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus
* Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus


Genus Tricholaema – 1 species
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta


Genus Notopogonius – 3 species
* Red-fronted Barbet Tricholaema diadematus
Miombo Pied-Barbet Notopogonius frontatus
Acacia Pied-Barbet / Pied Barbet Notopogonius leucomelas


Genus Pogonornis – 6 species
* Brown-breasted Barbet Pogonornis melanopterus
Black-backed Barbet Pogonornis minor
* White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii
* Double-toothed Barbet Pogonornis bidentatus
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius
Black-breasted Barbet Pogonornis rolleti


Genus Lybius – 9 species
* Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema  lacrymosa
Black-throated Barbet Lybius melanocephalus
Banded Barbet Lybius undatus
Vieillot’s Barbet Lybius vieilloti
White-headed Barbet Lybius leucocephalus
Chaplin’s Barbet Lybius chaplini
* Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies
* Black-billed Barbet Lybius guifsobalito
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus

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SP # 175 24/06/18 Lybius rubrifacies   V
Red-faced Barbet (constr.) – – – Barbican à face rouge ( full )

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