Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAVS: 8578

Subspecies Zosterops lateralis chlorocephalus A.J. Campbell & S.A. White, 1910

Capricorn White-eye

  • Zosterops chlorocephalus Campbell, A.J. & White, S.A. 1910. Birds identified on the Capricorn Group during expedition of R.A.O.U., 8th to 17th October, 1910. The Emu 10(3): 195-204 [Date published 1 Dec 1910] [196].
    Type data:
     Lectotype AMNH 700956 unsexed, Qld: North West Island.
    Secondary source:
     Mees, G.F. 1969. A systematic review of the Indo-Australian Zosteropidae (Part III). Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 102: 1-390 [87] (confirmation of lectotype designation by Mathews (1924: 139)).





Extra Distribution Information

Restricted to Capricorn and Bunker island Groups.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Queensland

Ecological Descriptors

Broadleaf thicket/shrubland, dry sclerophyll forest, human habitation, low sclerophyll heath, mangrove or mangal, paperbark woodland, subtropical rainforest, temperate eucalypt, temperate rainforest, tropical eucalypt, tropical rainforest, wet sclerophyll forest.


General References

Kikkawa, J. 2003. The Capricorn White-eye Zosterops chlorocephalus. Sunbird 33(2): 64-76 [64] (raised to species level)


Common Name References

Clayton, M., Wombey, J.C., Mason, I.J., Chesser, R.T. & Wells, A. 2006. CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates: A Reference with Conservation Status. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing iv 162 pp. [92] (Capricorn White-eye)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Feb-2010 (import)