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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Platysteiridae.


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  • The conservation of the forests of Mount Oku is the last remaining hope for two species, Bannerman's turaco (Tauraco bannermani, EN) and the banded wattle-eye (Platysteira laticincta, EN), which are restricted to montane forests in the Bamenda-Banso highlands.

    Biological diversity in the Guinean forests of West Africa

  • The white-fronted wattle-eye (Platysteira albifrons) is endemic to the northernmost part of the coastal belt in this ecoregion.

    Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands

  • Other threatened and candidate threatened species found at this site include chimpanzees, yellow-casqued hornbill (Ceratogymna elata), Sharpe’s apalis (Apalis sharpii) and red-cheeked wattle eye (Platysteira blissetti).

    Western Guinean lowland forests


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